Kelly

Boy Girl
kel-ee The Brave Warrior.

Meaning

Kelly is a gender-neutral name and is of Irish origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means the Brave Warrior. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a girl’s name than as a boy’s. Pronounced as kel-ee, the name is currently in the top 100 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 750 of U.S birth chart of the year 2020. Variations of Kelly include Kelley, Kellie.

Origin

Irish

Gender

Kelly can be used for both boys and girls.

Variations

Kelley, Kellie

Pronunciation

kel-ee
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Syllables

2

The rank of Kelly in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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