What does Kelly mean?

Definitions for Kelly
ˈkɛl iKel·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Kelly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kelly, Emmett Kelly, Weary Willie(noun)

    United States circus clown (1898-1979)

  2. Kelly, Grace Kelly, Grace Patricia Kelly, Princess Grace of Monaco(noun)

    United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)

  3. Kelly, Gene Kelly, Eugene Curran Kelly(noun)

    United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)

Wiktionary

  1. Kelly(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Kelly(ProperNoun)

    A surname, Anglicised from the Irish Ó Ceallaigh.

  3. Kelly(ProperNoun)

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  4. Kelly(ProperNoun)

    A female given name transferred from the surname, popular from the 1960s to the 1990s.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Kelly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4492

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Kelly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3010

How to pronounce Kelly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Kelly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kelly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kelly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Kelly in a Sentence

  1. Ross Baker:

    In the face of what can seem to be a very steep climb for the Republicans you really have to look at each individual race and ask yourself about the vulnerability of each of those candidates, these Republicans are pretty skillful politicians. I don't see Kelly Ayotte as a particularly easy mark for the Democrats.

  2. Donald Trump:

    General Kelly respects Jared a lot, and General Kelly will make that call. I won't make that call.

  3. Liam Donovan:

    It's different if Kelly Loeffler're making calculations from the sidelines versus having actual power to determine or at least affirm the outcome.

  4. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly:

    The President has told me, 'Kelly, go do it. We need to protect the Southern border in any way that makes sense,' the President knows that I'm looking at variations on the theme, and I have no doubt that when I go back to him and say, 'Wall makes sense here, high-tech fencing makes sense over here, technology makes sense over here,' I have no doubt he'll tell me to go do it.

  5. Elliot Kelly Jr.:

    When I went to the event, I not only thought about Elliot Kelly Jr., but I thought about my students. It made me want to be better, so I can teach my students how to heal from their trauma and how to unpack it and how to deal with it, but I have to know how to do it for Elliot Kelly Jr. first.

Images & Illustrations of Kelly

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    • A. incumbent
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