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Boy Name: Kayley

Name: Kayley
Pronunciation: \ka(y)-ley\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Kayley's also a girl name)
Meaning: lean, slight
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kaley, Kale, Kaile, Cayle, Cailey, Gayle, Keeley, Kealey, Kelley, Kyle, Kiley
Similar Names: Bayley, Kayleb, Hayley


Kayley \ka(y)-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kayley), is a variant of Caley (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Kayley is "lean, slight".

The baby name Kayley sounds like Kaley, Kale, Kaile, Cayle, Cailey, Gayle, Keeley, Kealey, Kelley, Kyle and Kiley. Other similar baby names are Bayley, Kayleb and Hayley.


Kayley is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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