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Correct spelling: riley

Definition of riley:

United States poet ( 1849- 1916)

Common misspellings for riley:

  • rily (35%)
  • reily (15%)
  • riely (15%)
  • rixey (12%)
  • reley (6%)
  • raley (4%)
  • railey (4%)
  • mriley (4%)
  • rilley (4%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.



Meaning: rye clearing

Origin: English

Riley as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Riley), is pronounced RYE-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Riley is "rye clearing". Variant of Ryley.

Sounds Like: Roley, Risley.




Meaning: courageous

Origin: Irish

Riley as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Riley), is pronounced RY-lee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Riley is "courageous". Variant of O'Reilly. Lately adopted for girls and boys.

Sounds Like: Railey, Raley.

Variants: Ryley, Reilley, Reilly, Rilee, Rileigh, Rylee.

Examples of usage for riley:

1) University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1919. Riley, Alice C. D., The One- Act Play- Study Course. - "Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis", Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma.

2) Mr. Riley was asked to recite some of his original poems, and of course he cheerfully agreed to do so. - "Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions", Slason Thompson.

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