Meaning and Name Origin
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 (#71569 out of 88799, Top 81%). (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 popularity of the girl name Kailey and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Kailey (#476 last year) appearing in the Top 1000 are 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). Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in 1999 and has become much less since, 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.