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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Scandinavian: Clear mountain spring
  2. Irish: Church; warrior; wood; holly; farm by the spring
  3. German: Swamp
  4. Irish: Powerful
  5. Irish: Warrior

First name variations: Kelley, Kel, Kell, Kelda, Kel, Kelli, Kellie, Kel, Kelen, Kelin, Kell, Keilan, Kellin, Kelyn, Keler, Kelher, Kylher, Kellen, Kellie, Kelley

Last name origin & meaning:

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’, an ancient Irish personal name, originally a byname meaning ‘bright-headed’, later understood as ‘frequenting churches’ (Irish ceall). There are several early Irish saints who bore this name. Kelly is now the most common of all Irish family names in Ireland.

Famous people with this first name: Robert Kelly, Kelly LeBrock, Kelly McGillis, Kelly Ripa, Kelly Preston, Kelly Rutherford

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