What does Cailey mean?
Cailey /cai-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Cailey). Cailey's name origins are Irish, Gaelic and Arabic, and the name Cailey means "slim and fair; darling, beloved". Cailey is an alternate form of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Cailey is also a variant of Kalila (Arabic).
Cailey has 23 variants: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailie, Caleigh▼, Caley, Callie▲, Caylee▼, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kailey▲, Kailie, Kaleigh▼, Kalie, Kaly, Kayla▲, Kaylee▲, Kayleigh▲, Kayley▼ and Kayllie.more]
How popular is Cailey?
Cailey is a rare first name for women. Cailey is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Kaylee (#52 last year), Kayla (#102), Callie (#186), Kayleigh (#278), Kailey (#476), Caylee (#676), Kaleigh (#902), Kayley, Cayla, Caleigh and Kalie are the prominent related forms of Cailey (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in 1999 (usage of 0.529%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.3935%, down 25.6%), with the forms Caylee, Kaleigh, Caleigh, Kayley and Cayla falling out of fashion. The more fashionable names for newborns among these are Callie (#186), Kaylee (#52), Kayleigh (#278), Kayla (#102) and Kailey (#476), with Callie going through a rekindling in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Cailey and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Cailey is pronounced similarly to Calee, Callee, Calley, Cally, Coley, Kaeley, Kahley, Kailee▼, Kaley▼, Kalley and Kiley▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Bailey▲, Cailen, Caisey, Caitey, Carley▼, Ceileh, Cile, Cilly, Hailey▲ and Railey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cailey.