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What does Kailey mean?

Kailey /kai-ley/ [2 sylls.] 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 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.

Kailey has 8 more related forms via Cayla, Kalila, Kaylee: Cayleen, Ceili, Kaleila, Kalilah, Kayleen, Kaylene, Kylila and Kylilah.

Kreatif forms: Keley. [more]

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. 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kailey name in U.S.

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

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. Forms like Caileigh are uncommon. 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kailey, Caleigh, Callie, Cayla, Caylee in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kailee, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalie, Kayla in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaylee, Kayleen, Kayleigh, Kaylene, Kayley in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kayli, Kaylie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.