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What does Ceilidh mean?

Ceilidh Pronunciation of Ceilidh [ceilidh] as a girls' name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ceilidh is "visit, visiting". The word for a social event with music and dancing in Scotland and Ireland. The name was perhaps originally used as a variant of Keeley. It sounds like Kayleigh.

ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, music (opera), scotland



OTHER FORMS VIA KAYLEIGH, KEELEY Caileigh, Cailie, Keili, Keilie

(female) Ceilida, Salidh, ..

(male) Ceilipe, Ceilito, ..

Ceilidh Alora (C.A.), ..

How popular is Ceilidh?

Ceilidh is an unusual first name for females. Ceilidh is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Kayleigh (#326 FROM RECENT DATA) and Keeley (#1943) are the prominent varying forms of Ceilidh (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Keili, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Ceilidh reached its highest 6 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and is somewhat less today (ADOPTION 0.1%, 33.2%). Kayleigh has been the most prominent. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayleigh, Keeley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cailin, Calida, Callida, Cecilia, Cecilie, Cecilija (see Cecilia), Ceclia, Ceil, Ceila, Ceilagh, Ceileh, Ceileigh, Ceilena, Ceili, Ceilia, Ceirios, Celia, Celida, Celie, Celina, Celinda, Celinde, Celine, Celli, Cellie, Cellina, Cesilie, Cili, Cilia, Ciline and Eilidh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ceilidh.