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Kelly Genealogy & History

Kelly is an Irish patronymic surname that has been anglicized from the Old Gaelic O'Ceallaigh, meaning son of strife or contention. It is also an English locational surname from the village of Kelli in Devonshire, named for the Welsh and Cornish celli, meaning grove. In addition, it is a Scottish locational surname from the Kelly lands in Angus, taking the name from the Gaelic coille, meaning small forest. Kelly family history was first recorded when Warin de Kelly was entered in the Pipe Rolls of Devonshire in 1194. Kelly genealogy includes actress and Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly, astronaut James Kelly, and Australian outlaw Ned Kelly.


Kelly Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Eileen Kelly-- --, 1927October 4,1992OH
B Jean Kelly-- --, 1928April 20,2001MI
C Arthur Kelly-- --, 1929August 31,2004CA
Deborah Kelly-- --, 1955May 28,2010GA

Kelly Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Claude Kelly-- --, 1922November 17,2009Park Ridge,IL
F Clement Kelly-- --, 1926June 5,1997East Walpole,MA
G J Kelly-- --, 1937September 5,2009Simi Valley,CA
Hilrie Kelly-- --, 1933October 26,1991Clarkton,NC

Kelly Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Albert KellyMary MurrayApril 7,1950Wake, NC
Beaman KellyLeona ToddJune 3,1931Wake, NC
Fred KellyMarjorie DriverDecember 24,1943Wake, NC
George KellyPatricia MctigheMarch 20,1943Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Kelly

54th: Cox55th: Martinez
56th: Rodriguez57th: Bailey
58th: Cooper59th: Reed
60th: Ward61st: Bell
62nd: Sullivan63rd: Bennett

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