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Keeley (girl)

What does Keeley mean?

Keeley Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little), pretty (beautiful).

Variations

Keeley has 13 variants: Kealey, Kealy, Keeli, Keelia, Keelie, Keighley, Keighly, Keili, Keilie, Keyley, Keylie, Keylley and Keyllie.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keeley name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keeley, Keely in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keeley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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