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Kaley (boy)

What does Kaley mean?

Kaley Pronunciation of Kaley [ka-ley] as a name for boys (also used more regularly as girls' name Kaley) has its root in Gaelic. Kaley is an alternate spelling of Kaelan (Gaelic): meaning uncertain.

Associated with: gaelic.


6 related forms via Kaelan: Kael, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin and Kellen.

Creative forms:
(male) Kehley, Kieley, ..

(female) Kalot, Kame, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kaley Randy (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kaley?

Kaley is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#28256 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Kaley (not ranked) are Kellen (#506 in 2015), Kael (#1345), Kalin, Kalen, Kalan, Kaelan and Kaelin. Usage of these forms of Kaley reached its highest 3 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is somewhat less today. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kael, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalin, Kellen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaley is alike in pronunciation to Cailey, Caily, Caley, Coley, Colley, Culley, Cully, Kayley, Kealey, Kealy, Keeley, Keely, Kelley, Kelly and Kiley. Other suggested similar names are Bailey, Baley, Casey, Dacey, Dahey, Daley, Earley, Farley, Garey, Hadley, Haley, Halley, Halsey, Hanley, Harley, Hawley, Jacey, Kacey, Kacy, Kade, Kaden, Kagen, Kaile, Kale, Kaleb, Kaleel, Kalil, Kalvyn, Kapel, Karny (see Kearney), Kasee, Kasey, Kay, Kaye, Kayle, Kelsey, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Key, Khaled, Kile, Klay, Kodey, Kolby, Korey, Kyle, Kylen, Manley, Maxey, Oakley, Olley, Paley, Rawley, Riley, Roley, Ryley, Sealey, Tavey, Wadley, Wiley and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaley.