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Kayley (girl)

What does Kayley mean?

Kayley Pronunciation of Kayley as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Kayley) is of Gaelic derivation, and Kayley means "slim and fair; slender". Kayley is an alternate spelling of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Kayley is also a variant of Kaylee (Gaelic). See also Kayla


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, fair (beautiful), slender (little)


VARIANTS Kaylley, Kaylleigh, Kaylie, Kayli, Kayleigh, Kaylei, Kaylea, Kayla, Kalie, Kaley, Kaleigh, Kalee, Kailie, Kaili, Kailey, Kaileigh, Kailee, Kaelie, Kaeli, Kaeley, Kaeleigh, Kaelee, Caylie, Caylia, Cayley, Cayleigh, Caylee, Callie, Caley, Caleigh, Cailie, Cailey, Caileigh, Caila, Caela




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How popular is Kayley?

Kayley is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kayley is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kayley was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #547 in the U.S. in 1999, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kaylee (#97 VIA LATEST LIST), Kayla (#149), Callie (#190), Kayleigh (#451), Kailey (#683), Kaylie (#790), Kailee (#1045), Caylee (#1104), Kaleigh (#1319), Kayleen (#1573), Kaley (#1609), Caleigh (#1974), Kaylene, Kaylea, Kayli, Kaylei, Cailey, Kalie, Kaili, Kaileigh, Kaeli, Caylie, Cayley, Cayleigh, Cayla, Caley and Kalee are the prominent variation forms of Kayley. Other variants, like Kaeley, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Kayley reached its highest 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 1.49%) and is now much diminished (USAGE 0.53%, 64.7%), with versions such as Kalee going out of style. Callie is the most chic baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayley, Cailey, Caleigh, Caley, Callie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cayla, Caylee, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaeli, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalee, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalie, Kayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylea, Kaylee, Kayleen, Kaylei, Kayleigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylene, Kayli, Kaylie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Callie, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kayley is pronounced similarly to Callee, Cally, Coley, Kaelah, Kahla, Kahlei, Kahley, Kahli, Kalei, Kalia, Kalli, Kally, Kaylla, Kealey, Kealy, Keeley, Keely, Keyley, Keylie, Kilea, Kilee, Kiley, Kyla, Kylea and Kyli. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bailey, Baylee, Bayley, Bayly, Bryley (see Briley), Caylen, Earley, Gayle, Hadley, Hailey, Haley, Haylea, Haylee, Hayley, Jaylee, Kacey, Kahle, Kalen, Kalle, Karlen, Karly, Kascey, Kasey, Kassey, Katey, Kathey, Kayce, Kaycee, Kaycey, Kayde, Kaydee, Kaye, Kayle, Kaylen, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Kayse, Kaysee, Kaysy, Klea, Kyel, Kyle, Kylen, Layney, Marley, Raley, Rawley, Rayney, Salley and Tayler. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kayley.

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