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pinWhat does Keely mean?

Keely /kee-ly/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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 has 16 variants: Kealey, Kealy, Keeley, Keeli, Keelia, Keelie, Keelie, Keelyn, Keighley, Keighly, Keili, Keilie, Keyley, Keylie, Keylley and Keyllie.

Keely has 17 more relations via Caoilinn, Kelly: Caelainn, Caelan, Caelyn, Kalin, Keelan, Keelin, Kelianne, Kellee, Kelleen, Kelleigh, Kelley, Kelli, Kellie, Kellina, Kellyann, Kellyanne and Kellye.

Kreatif forms: Keezy. [more]

pinHow popular is Keely?

Keely is a very popular first name for women (#1616 out of 4276, Top 38%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#16184 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Keely for girls. Keely was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #455 in the U.S. in 1997, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Kelly (#431 in 2014), Kellie, Kelli, Kelley and Keeley are the prominent variation forms of Keely rated in the Top 1000. Forms like Caelainn are uncommon. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5935%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.0948%, 84% less), with the forms Keely, Kelley, Kelli and Kellie becoming less trendy. Kelly (#431) is the most trendy name for newborns here. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Keely and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keely, Keeley, Kelley, Kelli, Kellie, Kelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kellie, Kelly outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Keely is alike in pronunciation to Kaela, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kally, Kaly, Keala, Keela, Keila, Keyely and Keyla. Other recommended similar baby names are Kyel, Neely and Seely. These names tend to be less commonly used than Keely.