Reilly: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Reilly

Reilly

Pronunciation: RIY-lee (key)

Origin of the name Riley:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English elements ryge (rye) and lēah (wood, clearing, meadow). The name was indicative of one who dwelled near a rye field.

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