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Kiley

First Name
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kiley" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kiley as well as things modernly associated with the name Kiley such as celebrities named Kiley.

Origin and Meaning of Kiley

"Kiley" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Graceful". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun kiley
An Australian boomerang, having one side flat and the other convex.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An Australian boomerang; one side flat and the other convex
Wiktionary
  1. A male or female given name

Notable Persons With the Name Kiley

Prevail is a hip hop music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Prevail was given the name Kiley Hendriks on November 4th, 1975 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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Kiley Dean is a contemporary r&b and pop music singing. Kiley was born on April 12th, 1982 in Alma, Arkansas.

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Kiley Neushul is an influential somebody. Kiley was born on March 5th, 1993 in United States.

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Kiley McKinnon is an influential individual. Kiley was born on September 1st, 1995 in Madison, Connecticut.

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Kiley Boynton is a noteworthy individual. Kiley was born on October 24th, 1998.

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Kiley Gaffney is a leading human.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kiley

Richard Kiley was an actor. He was most prominent from 1950 to 1999. Richard was given the name Richard Paul Kiley on March 31st, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He breathed his last breath on March 5th, 1999.

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Kevin Kiley is a sports commentator, sports journalism, radio personality, sideline reporter, sports anchor, sports journalist, and radio host.

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Deborah Scaling Kiley was an important person. Deborah was born on January 21st, 1958. She died on August 13th, 2012.

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Sam Kiley is a famed person. Sam was born in 1964 in Kenya.

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Kevin Christopher Kiley is a famous individual. His military service ended in 2007. Kevin was born on October 18th, 1950.

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Moses Elias Kiley was an influential somebody. His career lasted from 1940 to 1953. Moses was born on November 13th, 1876 in Margaree Centre, Nova Scotia. He breathed his last breath on April 15th, 1953.

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How popular is the baby name Kiley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 5 5 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 8 8 0
1968 19 6 13
1969 18 8 10
1970 71 16 55
1971 103 23 80
1972 99 28 71
1973 79 25 54
1974 93 37 56
1975 91 31 60
1976 85 43 42
1977 63 32 31
1978 321 273 48
1979 313 275 38
1980 257 221 36
1981 151 127 24
1982 178 158 20
1983 200 167 33
1984 195 175 20
1985 199 169 30
1986 190 163 27
1987 229 212 17
1988 265 245 20
1989 325 294 31
1990 306 276 30
1991 316 298 18
1992 332 308 24
1993 339 318 21
1994 322 307 15
1995 381 360 21
1996 418 400 18
1997 431 417 14
1998 484 466 18
1999 609 590 19
2000 634 628 6
2001 658 643 15
2002 737 730 7
2003 863 850 13
2004 850 840 10
2005 819 814 5
2006 742 742 0
2007 885 885 0
2008 1,096 1,088 8
2009 902 894 8
2010 839 839 0
2011 741 735 6
2012 593 593 0
2013 558 558 0
2014 431 431 0
2015 305 305 0

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Popularity of Kiley as a first name

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Popularity of Kiley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kiley U.S.
  White 90.33% 64.26%
  African American 5.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kiley

People with the last name Kiley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kiley

  • How Popular is the name Kiley? Kiley is the 1,676th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kiley was the 5,255th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kiley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,153 babies born with the first name Kiley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiley to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kiley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kiley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kiley is Tuesday, December 7th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Kiley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiley was in 2008 with a total of 1,088 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kiley!
  • Random Kiley Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiley is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Kiley: Your name in reverse order is Yelik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kliey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kiley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,639 people with the last name Kiley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kiley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kiley as their last name.

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What does the name Kiley mean?

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Iis for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Lis for lucky, who is more?

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.