What does Kaley mean?
Kaley [ka-ley] as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Kaley) is of Greek and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of the name Kaley is "beautiful, lovely; slender". Kaley is an alternate spelling of Callie (Greek). Kaley is also a derivative of Kaylee (Gaelic): from Caollaidhe.
Kaley▼ has 40 variants: Cahlie, Calee, Caleigh, Cali▲, Calie, Callee, Calley, Calli, Cally, Cayleigh, Cayley, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kahlei, Kahley, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kalee, Kalei, Kaleigh▼, Kalie, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallie▲, Kally, Kaly, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayleigh▲, Kayley▼, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylleigh and Kaylley.Creative forms:
(female) Kasley, Keley, ..
(male) Middle name pairings:
Kaley Anya (K.A.), ..
How popular is Kaley?
Kaley is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2871 out of 4276, Top 67%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#28256 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Kaley was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #457 in the U.S. in the year 1993, and is presently at #1233. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Caleigh (#1261 a year ago), Cali (#232), Calli, Callie (#196), Cally, Cayleigh, Cayley, Kaeli, Kailee (#812), Kaileigh, Kailey (#532), Kaili, Kalee, Kalei, Kaleigh (#1051), Kalie, Kalli (#1970), Kallie (#695), Kaylea, Kaylee (#61), Kayleen (#1328), Kaylei, Kayleigh (#326), Kaylene, Kayley (#1627), Kayli (#1790) and Kaylie (#551) are the popular varying forms of Kaley (#1233 a year ago). Usage of these forms of Kaley was at its most widespread in the year 2009 (usage of 1%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.7%, down 29.9%), with forms such as Kayley becoming less fashionable. Cali, Callie, Kallie and Kayleigh are four of the more chic baby names among these.
Kaley▼ is pronounced similarly to Calla, Kaala, Kaelah, Kahli, Kailah, Kala▼, Kaleah, Kali▲, Kalla, Kayla▼, Kaylah, Kaylha, Kaylla, Keala, Kealey, Keeley, Keely▼, Kellee, Kelli▼, Kelly▼, Keyley, Keylley, Kilea, Kylah and Kyli. Other suggested similar names are Adley▲, Ailey, Aley, Alley, Arley, Cacey, Carley▼, Catey, Dacey, Earley, Haley▼, Halley, Harley▲, Hayley▼, Jacey, Jamey, Kace, Kacey, Kade, Kaity, Kalan, Kalen, Kamea, Karel, Karen▼, Karlen, Karley, Karly, Karry, Kary, Kasee, Kasey▼, Kassey, Katee, Katey, Kathey, Kayle, Kaylen, Kelby, Kelcey, Kelcy, Kelsey▼, Khloey, Klea, Kyle, Lacey▼, Mazey, Raley, Rawley and Talley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kaley.See names in meaning and etymology.