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What does Kiley mean?

Kiley \k(i)-ley\ as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Kiley) is pronounced KYE-lee. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Kiley is "near the church (or the wood)".


Kiley has 2 variants: Kilee and Kylie.


Kiley is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2333 out of 4276, Top 55%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#8127 out of 88799, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Kiley for girls. Kiley entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #307 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #660 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Kiley and related names. The only other popular alternative form of Kiley (#660 in 2014) is Kylie (#73 in 2014). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2008 and are now significantly less popular, with the form Kiley becoming less in vogue. Kylie (#73) is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kiley, Kylie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kiley is alike in pronunciation to Cailey, Caley, Coley, Kaeley, Kahley, Kailee, Kailey, Kalea, Kalee, Kalei, Kaley, Kalley, Kally, Kaly, Kayley, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley, Kelly, Keyley, Kilea, Kylea, Kylee and Kyley. Other recommended similar baby names are Ailey, Eiley, Khloey, Klea, Kyle and Riley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kiley.