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pinWhat does Kellye mean?

Kellye /kel-lye/ as a girls' name. Kellye means "strife, war". Kellye is an alternate form of Kelly (Irish, Gaelic): transferred use of the surname. Compare surname Killy.


Kellye has 5 variants: Kellee, Kelleigh, Kelley, Kelli and Kellie.

Kellye has 4 more different relations via Kelly: Kelleen, Kellina, Kellyann and Kellyanne.

Kreatif forms: Kalye, Keilye, Kemlye. [more]

pinHow popular is Kellye?

Kellye is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2509 out of 4276, Top 59%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the history of Kellye and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Kellye (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Kelley, Kelli, Kellie and Kelly (#431 via latest list). These relations of Kellye were popular with parents 44 years ago (median #140) and are now significantly less widespread (#857, 83%), with forms like Kelli becoming less in vogue. Kelly is the most chic birth name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Kellye is alike in pronunciation to Callee, Cally, Kaelee, Kaeley, Kaelie, Kalae, Kalee, Kaley, Kalie, Kalla, Kalley, Kally, Kaylie, Keala, Kealey, Kealy, Keely, Keila, Keilie, Keylie, Keyllie, Kiley, Kylee, Kyley and Kylie. Other suggested similar baby names are Belle, Billye, Cellie, Delle, Delly, Helle, Hellee, Hollye, Kahle, Kalle, Karlye, Kayle, Keelyn, Kelby, Kelcie, Kelcy, Kellan, Kellbie, Kellda, Kellen, Kellsey, Kellsie, Kellyn, Kelpie, Kelsee, Kelsie, Kelsy, Khloe, Kloe, Kyle, Mellie, Melly, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly and Verlye. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kellye.