Given Name KEELY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KEE-lee  [details]

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".
VARIANTS: Keeley, Keeleigh

Categories

anglicizations, surnames
Entry updated July 27, 2015