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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

Reilly Liam Sheeran Smith, Canadian ice hockey player
Reilly Opelka, American tennis player
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
"Reilly, Ace of Spies," TV miniseries about British spy Sidney Reilly