What does Reilly mean?
1 masculine form: Riley.Creative forms:
(female) Raely, Relly, ..
(male) Reilfa, Reilie, .. Middle name pairings:
Reilly Taylor (R.T.), ..
How popular is Reilly?
Reilly is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#780 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Reilly was first listed in 1994 and reached its highest position of #623 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Rilee (#1714 in recent rankings), Rileigh (#1726), Riley (#35), Rylee (#121) and Ryley are the prominent related forms of Reilly rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Reilly were popular with parents 6 years ago (median #942) and have remained as popular to this day (#1266, down 2%). Riley is the firm favorite, although Rylee appears to be gaining popularity too, while Reilly is now somewhat dated.
Reilly▼ is alike in pronunciation to Raella, Railey, Raley, Rawley, Rella and Rilla▼. Other recommended names are Ally, Bailly, Baily, Billy, Brily, Cally, Cecely, Cilly, Colly, Delly, Dolly▼, Eily, Elly, Emilly, Fernly, Gilly, Haily, Hally, Hilly, Jilly, Jully, Kally, Kealy, Keely▼, Keighly, Kelly▼, Keyely, Laily, Lally, Lilly▲, Lolly, Mally, Melly, Milly, Molly, Neilla, Neille, Nelly, Neroly (see Nerola), Philly, Rainey, Reid, Reida, Reiko, Reina▲, Reinella, Remy▲, Renay, Renell, Renelle, Reney, Renilde, Rexalla, Rexella, Rey, Reyney, Ricky, Rikky, Rivy, Rozely (see Rosalie), Sally▼, Sessilly, Sicilly, Teill, Teille, Tilly, Vally, Verly and Willy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reilly.See names in meaning and etymology.