kelly green etymology

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

Detailed word origin of kelly green

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.
kelly green English (eng) A bright green colour.

Words with the same origin as kelly green

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