Name Riley

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Riley

The first name Riley is ♀ female and ♂ male. Riley thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names

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 “brave” in Irish. Besides, Riley means “rye clearing” (from Old English “ryge” = rye + “leah” = meadow/woodland/clearing).

Pronunciation of Riley

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Name Statistic: Riley is ranked #574 overall ↓ -44

  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 43 ↓ -5
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 57 ↓ -3
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 124 ↓ -15
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 156 ↓ -22
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 161 ↑ 20
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 282 ↓ -52
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 341 ↓ -26
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 759 ↓ -49
  • 🇫🇷 France: 842 ↓ -52
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1045 ↓ -42
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1080 ↓ -54
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1143 ↓ -92
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1522 ↓ -56
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1599 ↓ -50
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1659 ↓ -91
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1672 ↓ -65
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1863 ↓ -53
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3318 ↓↓ -168
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7182 ↑↑ 439

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