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.

Suggested Resources

  1. kelly

    Song lyrics by kelly -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by kelly on the Lyrics.com website.

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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. National Public Radio:

    Afterwards, Pompeo proceeded to shout his displeasure at being questioned about Ukraine. He used repeated expletives, according to Kelly, he asked, 'Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?' He used the F-word in that sentence and many others.

  2. Larry King:

    Live with Kelly and Ryan Seacrest.

  3. Kelly Ripa:

    Looking back on the history of ‘Live’s' replacement of co-hosts they really do seem to take their time, however, Kelly Ripa's fury at her treatment by ABC during Strahan's departure has hardly been a secret. It's very possible that the network has been more concerned with their treatment of her than they've been with seating a co-host beside her. After all, if they lose her, then they have no show and it wouldn't matter who was chosen.

  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. Michael Avenatti:

    Mr. Kelly did not do this alone.

Images & Illustrations of Kelly

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