|Gender||👩🧑 Boy And Girl|
|Number in U.S||👶 208,000|
|Rate in 2021||64|
|Name origin||🌍 English|
Riley is a gender-neutral name with two meanings. One of them came from the original Gaelic word raghalach, which means “valiant.” This eventually became the surname O’Reilly
The other meaning came from the Old English words rye and leah, meaning wood, clearing or meadow. The surname O’Reilly was once also used to indicate someone who lives near a rye field or meadow.
The surname became to a common Irish first name for boys, and its spelling changed to Riley.
In more recent times the name has changed into a unisex option in the United States
since 1900 Riley is on the top 1000 name ranking list of U.S. , first time it appeared at No. 286 but it has dropped 200 spot in 1914. but it made a comeback and until now its increasing in popularity, from the last data, now Riley placed No. 33 in ranking of U.S