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Riley - Letter R - Boy Baby Names

In our Riley boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Riley
  • Meaning: Valiant
  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 82,484 boys given the name Riley. That is approximately 0.05% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Riley is most popular in California, Texas, Florida, Washington, and Minnesota.
  • Similar sounding names: Rahul, Raoul, Raul, Reilly, Riley, Roel, Roll, Rolla, Rollie, Rollo, Royal, Ruel, Rylee, Ryley
  • Popularity of Riley:
    YearRankTotal 2012 133 2,861 2011 111 3,447 2010 105 3,637 2009 108 3,776 2008 106 4,123 2007 109 3,968 2006 101 4,390 2005 106 4,110 2004 106 4,109 2003 104 4,075 2002 99 3,958