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Meaning and name origin

Keeley \ke(e)-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Keeley), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keeley is "handsome". Also possibly a variant of Kelly.


Keeley has 4 variant forms: Kealey, Kealy, Keelie and Keely.

There are 2 feminine forms of Keeley: Ceilidh and Keely.


Keeley is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6961 out of 88799, Top 8%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Keeley and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Kelly. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kelly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keeley is also pronounced similarly to Kaley, Kayley, Kelley and Kiley. Other suggested similar baby names are Kelle, Kenley and Seeley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keeley.