KELLY
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: Irish, English
PRONOUNCED: KEL-ee   [key]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of the Irish given name CEALLACH or the surname derived from it Ó Ceallaigh. As a surname, it has been borne by actor and dancer Gene Kelly (1912-1996) and actress and princess Grace Kelly (1929-1982).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Ceallach, Ceallagh (Irish), Kelleigh, Kelley, Kelli, Kellie (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Ceallachán (Irish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #354 
England/Wales  - 
Canada (BC)  - 
Belgium  - 
France  ranked #175 
Ireland  -