Keeley - girls name

Keeley name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 51%

Keeley name meaning:

The name Keeley is of Irish origin and has multiple meanings. One interpretation is that it is derived from the Gaelic name "Cadha" or "Ceallach," which means "war" or "war-like." This suggests that Keeley is a strong and courageous individual. Another possible meaning is "slender" or "beautiful," which adds a touch of femininity and grace to the name. Keeley can also be seen as a variation of the Irish surname "Kiely," which is derived from "Caoilte," meaning "slender" or "fair-haired." Overall, the name Keeley represents a combination of strength, beauty, and elegance.

People named Keeley often possess qualities such as determination, resilience, and a sense of adventure. They are often natural-born leaders, willing to take risks and face challenges head-on. Keeley's strong and independent nature allows them to navigate through life with courage and grace. Additionally, their sense of beauty and femininity adds a touch of elegance to their persona. The name Keeley carries a unique blend of strength and beauty, making it a fitting choice for parents who desire a name that symbolizes a strong and confident girl.

Origin: Irish

Variant of Kelly: War, lively, aggressive. An Irish surname and modern first name.


Unisex names

Related names

Kelly , Kaley, Keeley , Keelyn, Keilah, Kelli, Kellie

Other girls names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 2711 out of 5581

9 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Keeley

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