Name Riley – origin and meaning

The first name Riley is female and male.

Origin of Riley

The unisex name Riley derived from the Old Irish surname Ó Raghallaigh or O’Reilly, but is less common in Ireland than in e.g. Australia and New Zealand. Riley also derived from several English place names.

Meaning of Riley

Riley means in Irish “brave” and in Old English “rye clearing”.

Pronunciation of Riley

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