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Rylee (boy)

What does Rylee mean?

Rylee Pronunciation of Rylee [rylee] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Rylee) has its root in Old English, and the name Rylee means "rye clearing". Rylee is a variant form of Riley (Old English): transcription of Ryley. See also Ryley.

Associated with: old english, clearing (meadow).


Rylee has 1 variant: Ryley.

Creative forms:
(male) Rolee, Roylee, ..

(female) Ryleera, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rylee Rhyder (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rylee?

Rylee is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#41657 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rylee was first listed in 1996 and reached its peak position of #730 in the U.S. in 2010, and is currently at #1107. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rylee name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Rylee (#1107 from recent data) are Riley (#194 from recent data) and Ryley (#1682). Adoption of these relations of Rylee was at its peak a decade ago (average #671) and is somewhat lower today (#994, down 47%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rylee, Riley, Ryley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rylee is alike in pronunciation to Ralegh, Rawley, Roley, Rollie, Rollo, Rolly, Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley and Ryleigh. Other recommended names are Atlee, Baylee, Brylee, Julee (see July), Nyree, Rabee, Radlee, Rafee, Ravee, Raylen, Remee, Rislee (see Risley), Rolfe, Rolle, Royle, Rudee, Ryden, Ryder, Rye, Ryen, Ryker, Rylan, Ryne and Tyree. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rylee.

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