Kelly meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Kelly No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: Irish English Old Irish
How to pronounce Kelly ke-llý What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Warrior Lively Aggressive Strife War Bright Headed Brave Warrior Descendant of Ceallach Bright-headed Farm by the Spring Churches English name of Irish origin, meaning similar to an Irish surname a boy name.

Kelly was ranked 799 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 2.68% from its previous ranking of 821 in 2015. Kelly was ranked 446 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.24% from its previous ranking of 432 in 2015.

Full form of Kelly : Keen Excited Lonesome Likable Youthful

Kelly is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 1114 in 2015. Around 4098 people wear Kelly as their first name. Kelly is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1997 and ranked 1114 in 2015. Only 4098 people have Kelly as their first name. Kelly is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Kelly was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 799 (0.002952% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 551962 people wear Kelly as their first name. Pre-nominated Kay. Comes from Celtic "kad" Means: "fight" Fest on October 8th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Kelly showcases in the charts. 0.152704% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Kelly
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1947344351
1948327379
1949292510
1950288488
1951242700
1952232806
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History of Kelly

Monk, then bishop in Cornwall, in Great Britain, Kay flees his country driven by hordes of Saxons, in the Vth century. He finds refuge in Armorica and founds a monastery in León. He dies in Cléder in the middle of the VIth century. He is a very popular Breton saint.

Expression number of Kelly is 2. They usually have their tongues hung. Kelly are diplomatic, sensitive and kind. They are worried and dissatisfied who have trouble finding their balance. Kelly act as peacemaker and their intent is to make a balance among things. They talk a lot, but act little. Kelly likes to make friends and follow their intuition. Intelligent, quick-witted, very intuitive, they quickly understand people and situations, which sometimes gives them a sense of superiority. In a fairly uneven, esteemed mood, they are not always easy to live with.

Names that rhyme with Kelly Famous people named Kelly
Kelly Kulchak in An Evening with Mr. Yang as Producer
Kelly Blue in Inside the Girls Locker Room as Actress
Kasey Kelly in Us the Damned and God Himself as Actress
Kelly Camille Patterson in Velveteen Lounge Kitsch-en as Actress
Kelly Garrett in The 48th Annual Academy Awards as
Kelly Christopher in Laps as Miscellaneous Crew
Kelly Jay in Sumthin's Stinkin' in the House of Flav as Actress
Kelly Stuart in American Beauty as Miscellaneous Crew
Kelly Cole in Whodamndunnit? as Actress
Kelly Tippens in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as Actress
Names like Kelly Kelly Namesakes Related Names: Kel Kela Kelab Kelah Kelaia Kelaiah Kelaine Kelan Kelana Keland Kelani Kelanie Kelany Kelaya Kelbe Kelbi Kelbie Kelby Kelce Kelcea Comments :Claire Chaparro Kelly is a pre- and last name, especially in the English-speaking countries. Name used as both male and female name. The name Kelly is etymologically Irish origin and in Ireland the second most name (to Murphy ). Later it also became the name (originally male, later female). Mostly, Kelly a anglicisation of Gaelic communities - Ó Ceallaigh what as much as descendant of Ceallach means. Ceallach is an Irish name from ' etymology uncertain; traditionally, the meaning is indicated by "the brilliant mind" (from cenn, "head", and luach, "bright") but it could also result from Ceallach ("war", "conflict") from ceall (" church "); also stem from the same root names Cillian and Callahan. Ceallach itself means warlike what of recruiting NCOs in many English armies (Irish Army, British Army and Australian Army) under the meaning Courageous Warriors has been added. In American popular culture, it also means warrior princess. The spelling Kelley is often mainly Protestant famine associated -Einwanderern, even if the officials on Ellis Iceland anwandten different spellings. The patron of the Kelly clan is the holy Grellan. Name variants: Kelley, Kelli, Kellye, Kellie, trowel, Kellog, O'Kelly , McCullough and Cheallaigh (as a female surname as Ní Cheallaigh ). Popularity of Kelly
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