Riley -- a friendly, popular surname choice -- is rising faster now for girls than boys; Riley's in the female Top 50. In England and Wales, however, Riley entered the top ten for the first time in 2012.
Riley King (B.B. King), American musician
Riley P. Bechtel, American businessman
Riley A. Bender, American businessman and politician
Riley Breckenridge, American musician
Riley Chamberlin, American silent film actor
Riley Martin, American author
Riley Smith, American actor
Riley Swanson, American football player
Riley Odoms, American football player
Riley Matheson, American football player
Riley Cooper, American football player
Riley Griffiths, American actor
Riley Hawk, son of pro skater TonyHawk
Riley Wilkinson, Rachelle & JaysonWilkinson's son (quints' brother)
Riley DavidBrady (b. 2005), Melissa Peterman & JohnBrady's son
Riley Finn, character from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Riley Freeman, character from The Boondocks
Riley Stavros, character from Degrassi: The Next Generation
Riley Roberts, character from American TV show "The Torkelsons"
Riley Poole, character from the National Treasure movies
Riley Parker, from Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Riley Bay, character from the book Awoken by Serra Elinsen
Riley Biers, character from Twilight: Eclipse