Kelly etymology

English word Kelly comes from Irish Ó Ceallaigh (A surname​.)

Detailed word origin of Kelly

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Ó Ceallaigh Irish (gle) A surname​.
Kelly English (eng) A female given name., popular from the 1960s to the 1990s.. A male given name. transferred from the surname.. A surname​, Anglicised from the Irish Ó Ceallaigh.

Words with the same origin as Kelly

Descendants of Ó Ceallaigh
Kelley Kelleys Island Kelleytown Kellogg Kelly cytoscope Kellyanne kelly green