What does Kailey mean?
Kailey [kai-ley] as a name for girls is of Arabic and Gaelic origin, and the name Kailey means "slim and fair; darling, beloved; slender". Kailey is a version of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Kailey is also a variation of Kalila (Arabic). Kailey is also used as a variation of Kaylee (Gaelic).
Kailey has 37 variants: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh, Caley, Callie▲, Caylee▼, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kaili, Kailie, Kalee, Kaleigh▼, Kaley▼, Kalie, Kaly, Kayla▼, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayleigh▲, Kayley▼, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylleigh, Kaylley and Kayllie.Creative forms:
(female) Kainey, Kasley, ..
(male) Kaiken, Kainel, .. Middle name pairings:
Kailey Marley (K.M.), ..
How popular is Kailey?
Kailey is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#85297 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Kailey for girls. Kailey was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #228 in the U.S. in 2004, and is at #532 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Kailey and affiliated names. Cailey, Caleigh (#1261 last year), Caley, Callie (#196), Cayla (#1731), Caylee (#840), Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie, Kaeli, Kailee (#812), Kaileigh, Kaili, Kalee, Kaleigh (#1051), Kaley (#1233), Kalie, Kayla (#115), Kaylea, Kaylee (#61), Kayleen (#1328), Kaylei, Kayleigh (#326), Kaylene, Kayley (#1627), Kayli (#1790) and Kaylie (#551) are the popular related forms of Kailey (#532 last year) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Kaylleigh, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Kailey reached its most widespread 2 decades ago (average #1122) and has become much less since (#1409, down 55%), with versions such as Caylee becoming less trendy. Callie is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Kayleigh seems to be getting popular too.
Kailey is alike in pronunciation to Calee, Callee, Cally, Kaala, Kaelah, Kahley, Kahli, Kaila▼, Kailagh, Kalae, Kalah, Kalea, Kali▲, Kalia, Kalla, Kallie▲, Kaylah, Kaylla, Kealy, Keely▼, Keila, Kelly▼, Keyley, Kilee and Kiley▼. Other recommended names are Bailei, Bailey, Baily, Briley, Caisey, Carley▼, Daile, Daisey, Earley, Eiley, Emiley, Gaile, Hadley▲, Haeley, Hailee, Hailey, Haily, Haley▼, Halley, Harley▲, Jaimey, Kaidee, Kailan, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kaite, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaity, Kalen, Kalle, Karlee▲, Karlen, Kasey▼, Katey, Kathey, Kaysey, Khloey, Klea, Laicey, Laidey, Laily, Laisey, Maisey, Paisley▲, Raley, Rawley and Riley▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kailey.See names in meaning and etymology.