Meaning and name origin
Keely \ke(e)-ly\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Keely), is pronounced KEE-lee. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keely is "slender, pretty". From Caoilinn. Also used as an Irish variant of Kelly. Actress Keeley Shaye Smith.
Keely is a very popular first name for females (#1616 out of 4276, Top 38%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#14865 out of 88799, Top 17%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Keely for girls. Keely reached its highest rank of #455 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Keely and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kelly (#431), Keely and Keeley. (2014 statistics).
Keely▼ is also pronounced similarly to Kaela▼, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kally, Kaly, Keala, Keela, Keila, Kelley▼, Kelli▼, Kellye, Keyely and Keyla. Other suggested similar baby names are Kyel, Neely and Seely. These names tend to be less commonly used than Keely.