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Gender: M Meaning of Reilly: "courageous" Origin of Reilly: Irish

This more elaborate but not unfamiliar spelling of Riley feels oddly more feminine. Designer and Beatle daughter Stella McCartney has a daughter named Reilley. Still, Reilly or more common Riley is one name that's remained popular for both boys and girls.

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Famous People Named Reilly

Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Reilly

Ignatius J. Reilly, the roguish hero in the picaresque novel "A Confederacy of Dunces'" by John Kennedy Toole
Mary Reilly, title character in the Jekyll/Hyde book by Valerie Martin and movie starring Julia Roberts