Kelly: baby girl name popularity and meaning


Any “Saved By the Bell” fans might automatically think of peppy cheerleader Kelly Kapowski, but this name of Irish origin actually means “fighter.” Kinda puts the “pow” in “Kapowski,” doesn’t it?



Famous people named Kelly:

Actresses Kelly Rutherford, Kelly Preston, and Kelly Carlson; models Kelly Monaco and Kelly Emberg; TV personalities Kelly Ripa and Kelly Osbourne; singers Kelly Rowland, Kelly Price, and Kelly Clarkson.

Fun fact:

Barbie (yes, THAT Barbie) has a younger sister named Kelly.

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