Kelley: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kelley

Kelley

Pronunciation: KEH-lee (key)

Origin of the name Kelly:

Anglicized form of the Irish Ceallagh, which is thought to be derived from ceallach (strife). The use of Kelly as a given name is most likely from the trans-ferred use of the surname O' Kelly or Kelly, which is the second most common surname in Ireland. Var: Kelley.

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