[ 2 syll. tel-ly, te-lly ] The baby boy name Telly is pronounced as TEHLiy †. Telly is primarily used in Greek and its language of origin is Old Greek. Telly is a pet form of the Greek name Telesphoros.
See also the related category greek.
Telly is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1974 with 0.018% of baby boys being named Telly. Its ranking then was #470. The baby name has since substantially dropped in popularity, and is now of sporadic use. Among all boy names in its group, Telly was nevertheless the most commonly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Telly include Talal (Arabic), Talee, Taley, Tali (Hebrew), Talia, Tallee, Talley, Talli, Tallie (English), Tally (English), Talo, Talya, Tawil (Arabic), Teilo, Tetley, Thilo (German), Tihault, Tillee, Tilley, and Tillie.
† English pronunciation for Telly: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Telly is Actor, Telly Savalas, born Aristotle Savalas, 21 January 1924 - 22 January 1994, Garden City, New York.