US Popularity:25031
Other Origin(s):Irish, Scottish
Meaning:Traditional Celtic dance; Slender; Fair
Ceili is a name that boasts deep Gaelic roots and is typically feminine. It means “slender” and was most popular in the late 90s. It is a variant of the word céilidh, which is a traditional dance most common in Ireland or Scotland. A céilidh is known to be fun and social and is where a group of people get together and dance to traditional folk music. Another variation of the name Ceili is Kayleigh, which comes from the Irish word caol, meaning “slender” or “fair.” Ceili is a lovely, soft name that may honor baby’s Gaelic heritage and encourage them to dance to the beat of their own drum.

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