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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
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