What does Keeley mean?
Keeley [kee-ley] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Keeley) is a Gaelic name, and the meaning of Keeley is "slender, pretty". Keeley is an alternate form of Keely (Gaelic): from Caoilinn. See also Ceilidh.
1 more related form via Keely: Keelyn.Creative forms:
(female) Koley, ..
(male) Keeber, Keeken, .. Middle name pairings:
Keeley Jamie (K.J.), ..
How popular is Keeley?
Keeley is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3959 out of 4276, Top 93%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#6117 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Keeley entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #903 in the U.S. in 1997, and is at #1943 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. The only other prominent varying form of Keeley (#1943 last year) listed in the Top 2000 is Keely. Adoption of these relations of Keeley was more pronounced in the year 1997 (usage of 0.03%) and is now significantly reduced, with the form Keely becoming less fashionable.
Keeley is alike in pronunciation to Calley, Kaela▼, Kaelee, Kaelie, Kahlei, Kailey, Kalea, Kalee, Kalei, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayley▼, Keela, Keila, Keilah, Kellee, Kelley▼, Kelli▼, Kelly▼, Kellye, Keyla▲, Kilea, Kilee, Kiley▼ and Kylee. Other suggested similar names are Ceceley (see Cecilia), Haeley, Hedley, Kahle, Kalle, Karley, Kayle, Keelan, Keelin, Kelbey, Kelby, Kelcey, Kelcy, Kellen, Kellsey, Kelsey▼, Kelsy, Kempley, Kerrey, Khloey, Klea, Kyel, Kyle, Leelee, Lesley▼, Lezley, Neely, Nelley, Peele, Perley and Seely. These names tend to be less commonly used than Keeley.See names in meaning and etymology.