Descendant Of Ceallach

Kelly Name Information

Gender 👩🧑 Boy And Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \k(el)-ly\
Number in U.S 👶 554,000
Rate in 2021 1204
Numerology 🔢 2
Name origin 🌍 Irish

Meaning of Kelly

"Kelly" is a popular name for boys And girls that has Irish origin. Meaning of the name Kelly is: "Descendant Of Ceallach".

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10/6/2022 11:40:34 PM

Woah I have the name Hannah and my best friend does too!

10/4/2022 4:07:52 PM

I am only 40 and growing up I only knew boys named Kelly. However, girls have taken over the name. I named my son Kelly and constantly have to remind people that KELLY is a BOYS name taken over by GIRLS. It's so annoying. Frankly, it doesnt matter what you name your son, girls will eventually start using it, just ask my son quintin.

10/3/2022 10:47:30 PM

umm i know a boy called Taina, a maori boy... pronounced tye-nah

10/3/2022 7:33:32 PM

Kelly Marie<3 i absolutely love my name. I used to wanna change it but not anymore. I only know like one other Kelly, and not to sound cocky but im expreamly popular so when sumone hears the name Kelly they automatically think of me.

9/27/2022 10:44:12 AM

My name is Kelly Ann. I am 21. Before I was born my parents were going to name me Kimberly. After I was born with a full head of thick red-orange hair, my grandmother told my parents I looked like a Kelly and they agreed. I have had a lot of people tell me I have a nice name but surprisingly my name has been spelled incorrectly by many people, including teache's.

9/23/2022 7:59:24 AM

My name is Kelly Kay. I was born in 1972. I have never though about not liking my name, a matter of fact I love my name. It's a name that fits me. It was a fun name to joke with me when I was little like Kelly Belly, Kelly Cow Eyes, Kelly Cooky.

9/22/2022 7:00:34 AM

My name is Kelly, and I love it! It has taken me 23 years to love it though. I have always loved the fact that even people I just meet call me Kell. I too get called Kell Bell from my friends, and my family call me Kells (I love it)! It's only through knowing the meaning of my name that I have finally fallen in love with Kelly. It is so me it is scary. Following is the meaning of our name Kelly - From the Irish meaning "warrior". She knows what she wants and will use her boundless energy to achi've it. She is very much in control of her life. Love it girls, even if it is a popular name!

9/5/2022 6:33:12 PM

I luv my name! For the name to be so familiar, it carries such a uniqueness!!! I do not know as many people with the name as I the average person would expect, nonetheless, It's a great name. I was even'thinkin of naming my child the exact same name, boy or girl!

8/30/2022 2:09:54 AM

There are lots of Garretts in my life. It was my mother's maiden name, and the tradition in her family was to give the first boy the mother's maiden name and the father's preferred name. Thus one of my brothe's is named Allen Garrett. My husband was named for his uncle, first and last names. Thus his name is WillI'm Garrett. Both of them go by Garrett.

8/22/2022 9:13:48 PM

i've always loved my name. It's not too weird or too blah, It's cute and it fits me. also, i like all the nicknames that come with it... kel, kelbel, kelly belly, etc. they're fun!

8/11/2022 3:24:36 AM

It's an annoying name if you were born in the late 70s, everyone has it. Probably would be ok for a kid born now.

7/24/2022 9:01:12 AM

my names Kelly- Anne, i love the Kelly but not so keen on the Anne, however i wouldnt change it for the world lol :D

7/18/2022 4:41:06 PM

My name is Kelly Denise. I like being a Kelly, it fits me perfectly. I'm very sarcastic so I think It's a great fit for me. Not keen on the Denise, but not a lot of names sound good with Kelly, really. I wouldn't mind if my parents had given me a different middle name, but I guess it fits. I do meet othe's with the'same name'sometimes, mostly spelt just like mine, with a "y". People do call ms Kels, KelKel, Smelly Kelly, Kelbel, etc. It just varies. I'm just glad my parents didn't doom me forever by naming me Jennifer, or Ashley, or Brittany. Ha.

7/9/2022 1:05:06 PM

My name is Kelly, well actually It's kelly-marie but everyone calls me kelly. I read it meant warrior too and that its a name that resembles leadership.

6/30/2022 2:09:54 AM

I'm a kelly born in 1973 and i love the name...i went to a big, public high school in california and there were six kellys in my school. It's funny to see that we all get called the'same crazy nicknames. I thought i was the only one called Kell-bell or smelly, jelly belly!

6/26/2022 4:50:06 AM

im kellynoelle, to othe's it may sound weird, but i totally love it.

6/22/2022 11:03:36 PM

na na na na kelly na na na na kelly........... im so awsome cause my name is kelly....... olinda smells, and caitlin is hot... and melaie we have the'same birthday. but im awsome as.

6/19/2022 6:12:00 PM

My name is spelled Kelle, I do not know of many people that'spell it this way. My middle name is Anne, again do not know of many people with this name. I like my unique spelling Kelle Anne.

5/26/2022 5:45:00 PM

My names Kelly and it really isnt all that'special. Please name your kid something original.

5/4/2022 9:33:36 AM

i am called kelly and i think all you people called sausage and beef jerky are the'stupid ones!! plz praise it!!!

4/20/2022 4:09:36 PM

Kelly is perfect for a boy, It is my husband's middle name. And after all the gaelic origin is for a boy and it means warrior which at the time of it's origin the only warriors where male.

4/19/2022 11:41:24 PM

My name is kelly well thats what everyone kalls me but its acyualy kell marie .Loads of people spell it wrong but there is loads of ways of spelling it.My name means worrier and also it is irish.

4/19/2022 9:51:36 PM

My name is Keli, I have yet to find someone with the'same spelling (have seen a couple of kelli but none with one 'l'. I'm Keli Alison and I quite like it. lol

4/17/2022 10:23:06 AM

My name is Kelly Jane Martin. i've always liked the way It'sounds all together, even if each individual name is a little common, if not sort of plain. I go by Kelly, but a lot of people call me Kel. Unfortunately, there are 3 other Kellys in my grade in school... it makes things a little confusing, but It's been fun too! On our school's "twin" spirit day, the four of us dressed up as quads and we all had name tags saying, "Hello, my name is: Kelly!" So much fun! Some math for you: Kelly = warrior Martin = warlike Kelly + Martin = Warlike Warrior

4/17/2022 3:03:54 AM

My name is Kellie Ann sometimes people call me Kell but its mostley just Kellie and it gets really boring. I am 1/2 irish. My parents call me Kell, Kell Bell and my friend Jared and my cousin call me Kellifer. Lolz I dont know why my name is spelled with a "ie" but i think its kind cool and unique. ~Kellie XD

3/30/2022 10:30:18 AM

My name is Kelly Marie and I love it. I do not know many Kelly's and i like that. I am also called Kel or Kels by loved ones.

3/19/2022 11:54:00 AM

I love the name Kelly for a boy!! When I have said to people about me wanting to name my son Kelly, when I have one, everyones been saying things like Kellys a girls name, and he'll get picked on for having a girls name. With people saying this is has really put my off naming him Kelly, so I'm thinking of calling him Kelson and nicknaming him Kelly. Either way I love the name kelly for a boy!!, and I'm determind to name my son this even if people think it's a girls name !

3/10/2022 10:01:30 PM

is this not working anymore i posted for this last week??

3/8/2022 12:22:48 PM

im kelly. i think kelly should be ONLY a girl name. it sound so weird when a boy name kelly

2/28/2022 7:33:00 PM

My name is obviously Kelly :) and yes i'm a girl! But I think it sounds great as a boys name, I mean Kelly Slater so suits this name!!

2/16/2022 10:04:12 PM

I love my name Kelly Victoria...well It's not the best but It's better than Shona right?... the only problem about it is that it rimes with Jelly Bellly And Smelly.(You can guess)

1/23/2022 5:02:42 PM

My name is Kelly and my middle name is Ann, and I love it! I think they sound great together adn I just love my name

12/21/2021 9:20:06 AM

Kelly is one of the most common names I know of. Its not original at all, and I never have a hard time finding my name of things.

12/8/2021 12:58:48 PM

My name is Keli Dawn Rackley & I love it! All my family and friends call me Kel.

11/25/2021 5:32:24 PM

My name is Keli Leigh and although I don't like the two strung together (Kel-Lee-Lee), I do enjoy the different spelling. I never did when I was little though! Now, i've come to let It'slide when people spell my name Kelly or Kelli or better yet, call me Keri because for some reason they think I spelled it wrong. lol!

10/7/2021 5:52:12 AM

my name is kelly elizabeth! IHY KELLY! i dont like that name because its also a boys name! : ( i wanna chnge my name :P

10/2/2021 5:54:00 PM

i am called kelly and i think all you people called sausage and beef jerky are the'stupid ones!!

10/2/2021 4:59:06 PM

My name's Kelly :) And I'm a cheerleader! l-e-t-s-g-o-lets go! I love my name. People call me cheerleader barbie lol!

9/18/2021 4:15:54 PM

I'm also a Kelly Ann. I don't really like either name. Because Kelly I think was the most popular girl's name the year I was born. I never really felt unique or special. Just plain Jane, or moreso- Plain Kelly. And Ann, it makes me think of Raggedy Ann. Yuck.

9/13/2021 7:08:42 PM

Its my name...kinda generic since there are a lot of Kellys out there...but its ok.

9/2/2021 2:14:24 AM

i think KELLYYYY is probably the best name in the entire world. why you ask? because i am kelly b-rad & i am awesome =)

8/30/2021 3:47:06 AM

My daughter's name is Kelly Kathleen. I have red hair and green eyes, so an Irish sounding name'seemed appropriate for my daughter. Her nickname was Kelly Belly when she was little -- it got shortened to Kelly Belle (the way our Southern friend spells it). She was born in 2006 and there aren't too many Kellys her age -- most are older. I have heard her name means Warrior Woman (Kelly) Dear to my heart (Kathleen). I love that! And she really is -- a strong, passionate dear heart!

8/25/2021 4:50:06 AM

I love my name~! Kelly, Kelly, Kelly, Kelly~ I love it a lot because there are not a lot a African Americans named Kelly~ =D

8/18/2021 8:56:42 PM

I'm Kelly Sue...and NO...I'm not from the'south as you might assume. With the name Kelly being both male and female....years ago Johnny Cash had a song called "A boy named Sue". Boy, Did I have it rough as a kid, but now I'm use to it. I just don't use my middle name...just my middle initial.

8/18/2021 8:08:06 AM

my name is kelly and it used to be soo annoying when i was younger it was always kelly smelly....people even made up rhymes...(kelly smelly has a big belly she lives in a welly and loves to eat jelly) very pathetic but kelly is very sexy from alot of guys i know so im not fussed!!

8/7/2021 3:01:12 PM

My name is Kelly and I'm an 80's baby. I like my name okay; besides the fact that it is too much of a common name. There were 5 girls at my high school with this name. For this reason, I will probably give my children names that are not heard of very often.

8/7/2021 1:11:24 PM

My name is Kelly Marie and it flows with my last name. I think It's a great name for a girl!


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Kelly?
The origin of the name Kelly is Irish.
*️⃣ How many people are named Kelly?
Almost 554000 people are named Kelly.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Kelly?
The names of Quinn, Kane, Kian, Kenna, Kiana