Riley: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A variant of an Old English surname meaning “rye clearing,” or of the Irish surname Reilly, meaning “courageous.” A little courage is a great thing, unless it involves a willingness to leap from dizzying heights.


Ry, Ri.

Famous people named Riley:

Riley is the first or middle name of daughters of Courtney Cox, Howie Mandel, and Vin Diesel, and the last name to American actress Amber Riley.

Fun fact:

Riley is commonly used for both genders, but it has increased in popularity among girls since the 90s.

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