Get ready for a sea of Kaylees to be hitting a local schoolyard near you. At an all-time popularity peak, Kaylee’s sunny and precious personality has been a huge hit with prospective parents. Its origins are a bit murky with some people thinking it comes from a combination of the names Kay and Lee, while others theorize that it’s a version of Kayla, which has Greek (“pure”), Latin (“laurel crown”), Hebrew (“joyful”) and Arabic (“wise child”) origins, and yet others believe it to be derived from the Irish came Caollaidhe meaning “slender.”




International Variations

Kaylynn, Kaylyn, Kaylin, Kaylen, Kalyn, Kailynne, Kailene, Kailan, Kaelynn, Kaelyn

Alternate Spellings

Kaylie, Kayli, Kaylea, Kalie, Kaley, Kalee, Kailey, Kailee, Kaelie, Kaeli

Famous Namesakes

Actress Kaylee DeFer