Meaning and Origin of Keeley - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Keeley

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Lively; aggressive; beautiful
  • Gaelic : Beautiful and graceful

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Handsome

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caollaidhe ‘descendant of Caollaidhe’, a personal name based on caol ‘slender’, ‘graceful’.
  • English : variant of Keighley.
  • Americanized spelling of German Kühle, variant of Kühl (see Kuhl) or of Kühling (see Keeling).