Riley name meaning
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Riley Name Meaning

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Meaning of Riley

Courageous
Descendant Of Roghallach

Riley Name Origin

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Riley is a unisex name used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. Riley has the meaning rye field. From the elements 'ryge' meaning rye ; 'leah' meaning wood, clearing, meadow.

This name has been transferred from the Irish surname Ó Raghallaigh or O'Reilly. It is composed by the two elements ryge means Kind of grains and leah means Clearing in Old English Origin.
Riley Name also appears in following Origin(s): Old English, Irish, Gaelic, Scottish
Riley also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Chinese, English
Famous Name Riley
Polly Riley
was an American amateur golfer.Riley was runner-up in the 1953 U.S. Women's Amateur to Mary Lena Faulk. She played on the U.S. Curtis Cup teams six times (1948, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958) and was the captain in 1962.
 
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Meaning of Riley in Irish origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.