Riley meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Riley No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: English Old English
How to pronounce Riley ri-ley What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Brave Courageous Valiant Dweller by the Rye Field Rye Meadow Rye Clearing Descendant of Roghallach Irish name meaning: the brave, warlike.

Riley was ranked 222 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 18.09% from its previous ranking of 188 in 2015. Riley was ranked 22 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 37.14% from its previous ranking of 35 in 2015.

Full form of Riley : Responsible Intellectual Lonesome Excited Youthful

Riley is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 2002 and ranked 539 in 2015. Around 29813 people wear Riley as their first name. Riley is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 539 in 2015. Only 29813 people have Riley as their first name. Riley is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Riley was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 222 (0.043415% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 185809 people wear Riley as their first name. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Riley showcases in the charts. 0.051405% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Riley
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1985423333
1986381403
1987370476
1988353528
1989322677
1990295813
1991289865
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Expression number of Riley is 6.

Riley have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Riley are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Riley have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Riley Famous people named Riley
Darby O'Riley in Pretty Cool as Actress
Mary M. Riley in Four Sundays in Spring as Actress
Riley Chase in Wannabe Dyke as Actress
Jane Riley in Snow Maiden as Actress
Addison O'Riley in Meet the Sexxxtons as Actress
Janet Riley in A Word to the Wives... as Actress
Riley Van Cleve in The Final Contract as Actress
Riley Rose Campbell in Haven't We Been Here Before? as Actress
Casidee Riley in So, You've Downloaded a Demon as Actress
Simone Riley in Fuck My Mom... and Me! as Actress
Names like Riley Riley Namesakes Related Names: Rilan Riland Rilda Rilea Rileah Rilee Rilei Rileigh Rilen Riles Riley Rileyann Rileyanne Rileyn Rili Rilie Riliegh Rilla Rilletta Rillette Posts having Riley: Comments :Ladonna Mickle Riley is a proper name of person English men and women. The surname Riley, spread to Ireland and England : in the first case, it is variant of the surname Irish Reilly, which in turn derives from the name Raghailleach , of unknown meaning; in the second, it is based on a place name Old English having the meaning of "clearing of rye". Variants of the name are Male: Ryley and Female: Rylee, Ryleigh, Rylie. Popularity of Riley
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