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Meaning & Origins

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’, an ancient Irish personal name, originally a byname meaning ‘bright-headed’, later understood as ‘frequenting churches’ (Irish ceall). There are several early Irish saints who bore this name. Kelly is now the most common of all Irish family names in Ireland.
68th in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
373,452
to be exact
Massachusetts
has the most people named Kelly per capita

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