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Origin & Meaning

The name Kailey is of American origin.

The meaning of Kailey is "crown of laurels".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 476  in baby name popularity for girls with 659 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Kailey Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kailey has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kailey to other names.


The name Kayley is of recent origin and uncertain derivation. It is possibly a form of the Hebrew name Kayla. It may have also been derived from the Irish Gaelic name O Caollaidhe meaning "descendant of Gaolladhe", a personal name drawn from the element caol, meaning slender.


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Kailey is a variant spelling of Kayley.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kailey in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kailey.

Just for fun, see the name Kailey in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kailey in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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