What does Kailey mean?
Kailey \ka(i)-ley\ as a name for girls is of Irish, Gaelic and Arabic origin, and the name Kailey means "slim and fair; darling, beloved; slender". Kailey is a derivative 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.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Kailey for girls. Kailey was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest position of #228 in the U.S. in 2004, and is at #476 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Kailey and affiliated names. Caleigh, Callie (#186 last year), Cayla, Caylee (#676), Kailee (#859), Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Kalie, Kayla (#102), Kaylee (#52), Kayleen, Kayleigh (#278), Kaylene, Kayley, Kayli and Kaylie (#517) are the popular related forms of Kailey (#476 last year) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in 1999 (usage of 0.4558%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2913%, down 36.1%), with versions such as Caleigh, Caylee, Kailee, Kaleigh and Kayley becoming somewhat dated. The trendier names for newborns in this list are Callie (#186), Kailey (#476), Kayla (#102), Kaylee (#52) and Kayleigh (#278), with Callie going through a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kailey is alike in pronunciation to Calley, Kahlei, Kahley, Kaila▼, Kailah, Kalea, Kalei, Kallee, Kalley, Kally, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley▼, Keyley, Kilea, Kilee, Kiley▼ and Kyley. Other recommended similar baby names are Bailey, Hailey, Kahle, Kaitey, Kalle, Karley▼, Kayle and Railey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kailey.