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What does Calley mean?

Calley Pronunciation of Calley [cal-ley] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of Calley is "lovely one; beautiful flower; beautiful, lovely". Calley is a variant form of Calandra (Greek): from "kalos andros". Calley is also a variation of Calantha (Greek). Calley is also used as a derivative of Callie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, lovely (beautiful), flower.


Calley has 18 variants: Cahlie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Callee, Calli, Cally, Kahlei, Kahley, Kalei, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallie, Kally and Kaly.

4 more related forms via Calandra, Calantha, Callie: Cal, Calina, Kahle and Kalle.

Creative forms:
(female) Calney, Canley, ..

(male) Calcey, Calle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Calley Daisy (C.D.), ..

How popular is Calley?

Calley is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#29784 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Calandra, Cali (#232 the previous year), Calli, Callie (#196), Cally, Kalei, Kaleigh (#1051), Kaley (#1233), Kalli (#1970) and Kallie (#695) are the popular varying forms of Calley (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Calley was at its most widespread in 2014 (usage of 0.27%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.24%, down 13%), but with versions like Kaleigh becoming less in vogue. Callie has been the top favorite, though Kallie has become popular as well over time. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calandra, Cali, Calli, Callie, Cally in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalei, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalli, Kallie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Calley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Calley is pronounced similarly to Caila, Caley, Calla, Cayla, Caylee, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Collie, Colly, Kaelee, Kaeley, Kalae, Kalea, Kalee, Kalie, Kalla, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayley, Kaylley, Kellee, Kelley, Kelly and Kiley. Other suggested similar names are Alley, Bailley, Bayley, Cacey, Cailen, Caisey, Caleen, Calen, Callen, Carle, Carlen, Carley, Carllen, Carly, Catey, Caylen, Caysey, Ceileh, Cele, Celli, Chele, Chloe, Chloee, Cilla, Clea, Cleo, Cloe, Cole, Dolley, Earley, Fallen, Haeley, Hailey, Halle, Hally, Harley, Hayley, Lally, Mallery, Mally, Marley, Molley, Nelley, Polley, Raley, Sallee, Salley, Sally, Tally and Wally. These names tend to be more frequently used than Calley.

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