What does the name "Kelly" mean?
Kelly (Irish): Bright-headed
The name "Kelly" is of Irish origin and it means "Bright-headed". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.
K is for kindness, you always show.
E is for expressive, not one to hold within.
L is for loyalty, that you show.
L is for look, the way you look at life.
Y is for youthful, your eternal look.
Your name in reverse order is "Yllek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ylekl". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
How popular is the name "Kelly" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Kelly? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 550,441 babies born with the name Kelly in the United States. That's more than enough Kellies to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kelly" was in 1977 with a total of 18,235 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kellies)
According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kelly" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 49 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 2,078 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Kelly popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kelly in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Kelly
Kelly Ripa is an actress, co-host of ''live! with kelly and michael'', co-founder of milojo, spokesperson for electrolux and ryka with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Kelly was born in 1970 as Kelly Maria Ripa in Stratford, New Jersey, U.S.
Past life for Kelly born Jun 2, 1924
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.
You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.