Name Kely Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kely


Kely is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Kely?

Kely is of Irish-Gaelic origin and derived from the Irish surname Ó Ceallaigh or the Irish given name Ceallach. Unlike the unisex form Kelly, Kely is only a girl’s name.

What does the name Kely mean?

Kely means “descendant of Ceallach” and “female warrior” (from Old Irish “ceallach” = war/battle/strife). Besides, the name Ceallach is said to mean “bright-headed”. Kely could as well be derived from Irish “ceall” meaning “church” or “monastery”, thus Kely means “frequenter of churches”.

Pronunciation of Kely

Variants of the name Kely

Kelli Kellie

Popularity of the name Kely

The name Kely is ranked #12019 overall.

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