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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.KEE-lee
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Meaning & History

From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Caolaidhe meaning "descendant of Caoladhe". The given name Caoladhe is derived from the Gaelic word caol "slender".
VariantsKeeley, Keeleigh

Categories

anglicizations, surnames
Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute