An old English surname and a place name, Riley is also thought to be related to the Irish name Reilly. In the US, Riley is much more popular for girls than boys. Spelling variations include Rylee, Ryleigh and Rilee. Actress Riley Keough, Elvis Presley's granddaughter, is a notable namesake. Designer Stella McCartney named a daughter Reiley in 2010. Bachelor alums Jason and Molly Mesnick named their daughter Riley in 2013. Athletes Stephen Curry, Ryan Dempster and Tiki Barber have daughters named Riley too.
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