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For more background, see this Baby Name Wizard blog post on the name Khaleesi: http://www.babynamewizard.com/archives/2013/5/khaleesi-the-non-name-from-a-non-language
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My daughter is named Khaleesi. We call her Khali. I've had it pronounced Kalyssa, Kalypso, Kaleesa, Kaley, and my personal favorite, Kaleefee. I love her name, but you will always have to tell people how to pronounce or spell it. I'm used to that, though, being Krystal. It will likely be fun to teach her how to spell her name but we will see since she's only an infant now
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Kali, Leesi, Khaleese, Khali, Khal, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, First of Her Name, The Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Breaker of Chains, Mother of Dragons
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This name is taken from a title, roughly equivalent to "queen," from the fictional Dothraki language in the fantasy epic A Song of Ice and Fire (1996 book and the tv version Game of Thrones).
The name Kalesi (pronounced the same) is also a popular Fijian girls' name.
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Daenerys- the khaleesi, a character in A Song of Fire and Ice by George R R Martin
The title of a strong blonde female character in "Game of Thrones". In this series she is called a Khaleesi (Khaleesi is a Dothraki title referring to the wife of the khal.) but her real name is Daenerys Targaryen.