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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ryley

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Wiktionary

Variant of Riley.

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. (rare) A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A village in Alberta, Canada.

Notable Persons Named Ryley

Ryley Walker is an indie folk, psychedelic rock, blues, and blues rock musician. Ryley was born on July 21st, 1989 in Rockford, Illinois.

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Ryley was born on May 22nd, 1989. Ryley is also known as Batt and Ryley Douglas (full name).

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Ryley Dunn is an australian rules football player.

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Ryley Miller is an athlete. His ongoing career started in 2013. Ryley was born on September 24th, 1992 in Spruce Grove.

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Ryley Grantham is a hockey player for the Missouri Mavericks in the ECHL. His most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Ryley was born on January 7th, 1988 in Hanna, Alberta, CAN.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryley

Charles was born in 1752. He breathed his last breath in 1798.

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Douglas was born on November 11th, 1905. He died on December 29th, 1985.

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He died in 1586.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 5 0 5
1982 6 0 6
1983 8 0 8
1984 12 5 7
1985 20 0 20
1986 20 7 13
1987 25 0 25
1988 28 6 22
1989 22 0 22
1990 60 6 54
1991 75 16 59
1992 64 14 50
1993 89 30 59
1994 111 38 73
1995 128 37 91
1996 177 53 124
1997 201 71 130
1998 212 90 122
1999 260 124 136
2000 271 99 172
2001 299 128 171
2002 291 131 160
2003 319 174 145
2004 328 165 163
2005 336 176 160
2006 297 141 156
2007 372 186 186
2008 328 172 156
2009 335 162 173
2010 312 151 161
2011 277 121 156
2012 259 117 142
2013 194 96 98
2014 202 92 110
2015 177 84 93
2016 170 97 73
2017 120 69 51

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Popularity of Ryley as a first name

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Popularity of Ryley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ryley U.S.
  White 83.28% 64.26%
  African American 7.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ryley

People with the last name Ryley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ryley

  • How Popular is the name Ryley? Ryley is the 3,251st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ryley was the 60,196th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ryley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,410 babies born with the first name Ryley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ryley to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ryley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ryley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ryley is Saturday, July 7th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Ryley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ryley was in 2007 with a total of 186 babies.
  • Random Ryley Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ryley is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Ryley: Your name in reverse order is Yelyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rleyy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ryley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 335 people with the last name Ryley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ryley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ryley as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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