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Kelley meaning and name origin

Kelley \k(el)-ley\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kelley), has the meaning "strife, war" and is a variant of Kelly (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the surname.

Kelley has 5 variant forms: Kellee, Kelleigh, Kelli, Kellie, Kellye.

Kelley is also pronounced similarly to Calley, Kaeley, Kahley, Kailey, Kaley, Kallee, Kalley, Kally, Kayley, Kaylley, Kealey, Kealy, Keeley, Keely, Keyley, Keylley, Kiley and Kyley. Other suggested similar baby names are Kalle, Kelbey, Kelcey, Kellen, Kellsey, Kelsey, Khloey and Nelley.

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Popularity of Kelley

Kelley is a very popular first name for females (#450 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#198 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Kelley name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Kelley with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Kelley name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Kelley outside U.S.