Kelly

Origin/Usage
Irish
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Pronunciation
KEL-ee
Meaning
Intelligent and bright

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Kelly originates in Irish language and means "intelligent and bright". It was derived from an old Irish surname and as a surname it functions until today, the famous bearer being Grace Kelly, an American actress and Princess of Monaco. It can also be used as both feminine and masculine given names, nowadays it is more popular for girls. In fact, Kelly has always been one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States. It is also the name of several places in the United States.

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'Kelly' in Movies

The Office

Kelly Kapoor

Hawaii Five-0

Chin Ho Kelly

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Charlie Kelly

Lady Bird (2017)

Casey Kelly

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

Kelly Curtis

Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)

Kelly

A Very English Scandal

Diane Kelly

Married with Children

Kelly Bundy

The Orville

Cmdr. Kelly Grayson

Beverly Hills, 90210

Kelly Taylor

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