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Girl Name: Keely

Name: Keely
Pronunciation: \ke(e)-ly\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Keely's also a boy name)
Meaning: slender, pretty
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Keela, Keyely
Variant forms: Kealey, Kealy, Keelie, Keeley, Keeli, Keelia, Keelie, Keelyn, Keighley, Keighly, Keili, Keilie, Keyley, Keylie, Keylley, Keyllie
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1616
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 14865

Description

Keely \ke(e)-ly\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Keely), is pronounced KEE-lee. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keely is "slender, pretty". From Caoilinn. Also used as an Irish variant of Kelly. Actress Keeley Shaye Smith.

Keely has 16 variant forms: Kealey, Kealy, Keelie, Keeley, Keeli, Keelia, Keelie, Keelyn, Keighley, Keighly, Keili, Keilie, Keyley, Keylie, Keylley and Keyllie.

Baby names that sound like Keely are Keela and Keyely.

Popularity

Keely is a very popular first name for women (#1616 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#14865 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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