Name Kelly – origin and meaning

The first name Kelly is female and male.

Origin of Kelly

Kelly is of Irish-Gaelic origin and derived from the surname Ó Ceallaigh. It first became a boy’s name and is also a girl’s name today.

Meaning of Kelly

Kelly means “descendant of Ceallach” and “warrior” (from Old Irish “ceallach” = war/strife).

Pronunciation of Kelly

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