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Caley (girl)

What does Caley mean?

Caley Pronunciation of Caley [ca-ley] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Caley) has the meaning "slim and fair". Caley is a variant form of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn.

Associated with: fair (beautiful).

Variations

Caley has 20 variants: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh, Callie, Caylee, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kailie, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh and Kayley.

1 more related form via Cayla: Cayleen.

Creative forms:
(female) Celey, Claley, ..

(male) Caby, Cadler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caley Sunny (C.S.), ..

How popular is Caley?

Caley is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#16074 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Caley entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #1456 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caley outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Kaylee (#61 in 2015), Kayla (#115), Callie (#196), Kayleigh (#326), Kailey (#532), Caylee (#840), Kaleigh (#1051), Caleigh (#1261), Kayley (#1627), Cayla (#1731), Cayley, Cayleigh, Cailey, Caylie and Kaileigh are the prominent variation forms of Caley appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Caila, are uncommon. These forms of Caley were at the apex of their popularity in the year 1996 (usage of 1.69%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.74%, 56% less), with versions such as Kayley becoming somewhat outmoded. Callie and Kayleigh are two of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caley, Cailey, Caleigh, Callie, Cayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caylee, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie, Kaileigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailey, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh, Kayley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caley is alike in pronunciation to Cahlie, Calie, Callee, Calli, Callia, Cally, Coley, Colly, Kaelee, Kahley, Kailee, Kala, Kalah, Kalee, Kaley, Kalie, Kalla, Kallee, Kalley, Kally, Kaylley, Keeley, Kelley, Kelly and Kylee. Other recommended names are Adley, Alley, Bailey, Cacey, Cadee, Cadey, Cady, Caity, Cal, Calen, Callen, Calyn, Cammy, Candy, Caree, Carey, Carlee, Carlen, Carley, Cary, Casey, Cate, Catey, Caty, Caylen, Cazzy, Cele, Charley, Cile, Cilly, Clea, Cleo, Cloey, Cole, Corey, Dacey, Hadley, Haeley, Haley, Halley, Harley, Jamey, Kacey, Karley, Lacey, Ladey, Laney, Raley, Rawley and Talley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caley.

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