Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage Irish, English
Pronounced Pron. KEHL-ee(English)

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

VariantsCeallach, Ceallagh(Irish) Kelley, Kelli, Kellie, Kelleigh(English)
User SubmissionKellý

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Entry updated February 28, 2019