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Riley Name Meaning

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Meaning of Riley

Courageous
Descendant Of Roghallach

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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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Samantha Riley
is an Australian breaststroke swimmer of partial Aboriginal descent[1][2] of the 1990s who competed for Australia in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, winning three medals. She trained under Scott Volkers at the Commercial Swimming Club in Brisbane.
 
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