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Girl Names Ending with -ly

Ly ending baby names and what they mean, with 128 results. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (ADOPTION OF 4.98%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 2.15%, DOWN 57%), with names like Sally becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy girl names in this list are Blakely (#354), Heavenly (#967), Nathaly (#843), Arely (#775) and Emely (#432), while Fly (TOP 8%) and Eberly (5%) are familiar -ly surnames. Here is the list of -ly names for boys.

-ly names

Ally - Brandily | Brily - Corly | Daly - Hally | Harly - Lally | Lally - Neely | Neely - Tally | Tally - Waverly

Ally - Brandily


Form of Alice. Root fr. Old German word. "Noble, exalted." Allye is also a marginally prominent birth name. See also Alvy.

Var. of Allie. .. Actress Ally Walker. Ally (TOP 13%), comparable to Aebly (TOP 76%), Aly (13%), is a common -ly suffix surname. See also Ayla.

Form of Alexandra. Origin fr. Greek element. "Man's defender." Ally became less popular last year, dropping -133 positions as a birth name to reach #869. See also Arly.

Var. of Alison. Stems fr. Old German element. "Noble, exalted." Adoption of Ally was up in 1998 and is now reduced. See also Alaya.

Var. of Alberta. Stems fr. Old English word. "Noble, bright." Ally is rarely used as a female name, appearing frequently (UPPER 13%) as a last name. See also Alya.

Amelia and variants

Milly, Amaly
Var. of Amelia. Stems fr. Latin, Old German elements. "Rival, eager work." Milly is conventional (TOP 89%) as a female name, whereas Amaly is unique.

Amberly and variants

Amberly1, var. Amberly2, Amberely
.. Or a variant of Amber with .. Amberly and Amberely became less trendy last year, falling on average -35 positions as girls' names with Amberly falling the most.

Araceli and variants

Aricelly1, Aracely
Var. of Araceli. Derivative of Latin language. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Aracely is generally used as a baby name among the forms of Araceli.


Var. of Aurelia. Root fr. Latin. "Golden." Arely has gained increasing favor as a girls' name since 1880-1889. See also Ariel.

Var. of Arcelia. Root fr. Spanish element. "Treasure chest." Not Top 2000 name. See also Aricela.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ly names: Ally, Amberly, Aracely, Arely, Arly

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ly names: Ashely, Ashly, Baily, Beverly, Billy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ly names: Blakely, Milly


Form of Arlene. .. Possibly feminine form of Arlen, from .. Cross-gender use. Not widespread. Arly is not listed in the US Census.

Ashley and variants

Ashly, Ashely
Forms of Ashley. Derived fr. Old English element. "Ash meadow." Unconventional, with usage of 0.004% for Ashely and Ashly as children's names in 2015.

Bailey and variants

Bayly, Baily, Bailly
Forms of Bailey. From Old English language. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Bailly and Bayly are more uncommon as children's names among the versions of Bailey.

Var. of Bentley. Derived fr. Old English language. "Meadow of bent grass." Also used for boys. Not that common as a children's name, Bently is used more commonly as a last name.

Beverly and variants

Beverly, var. Verly, Bevverly
Stems fr. Old English. "Beaver stream or meadow." Beverly is found commonly (TOP 2%) as a last name.


Var. of Billie. From Old English language. .. Now a feminine name, a short .. Gender-neutral name. Billy is a common (UPPER 35%) first name, and exists frequently (UPPER 6%) as a last name.

Willy, Billy2
Var. of Wilhelmina. Root fr. Old German element. "Determined protector." Billy is prevalent as a birth name compared to Willy.


Var. of Blake. Based on Old English word. "Black, dark; pale." Also a boys' name. Blakely has risen in popularity as a baby name since 1880-1889.

Form of Bradley. Stems fr. Old English language. "Broad meadow." Not in Top 2000. Cross-gender use.

Form of Brandy. From English language. The name of the distilled wine .. Not in Top 2000. See also Brandolyn.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ly names for girls.

1. Ally - Brandily
Alice [Ally], Allie [Ally], Alexandra [Ally], Alison [Ally], Alberta [Ally], Amelia [Milly, ..], Amberly [Amberly, ..], Araceli [Aricelly, ..], Aurelia [Arely], Arcelia [Aricelly], Arlene [Arly], Ashley [Ashly, ..], Bailey [Bayly, ..], Bentley [Bently], Beverly [Verly, ..], Billie [Billy], Wilhelmina [Willy, ..], Blake [Blakely], Bradley [Bradly], Brandy [Brandily]

Briley [Bryly, ..], Callie [Kaly, ..], Kallista [Kally, ..], Calista [Kally, ..], Calandra [Cally], Calantha [Cally], Carol [Caroly, ..], Caroline [Carly], Charlotte [Karly, ..], Carly [Karly], Carla [Carly], Cecilia [Sisely, ..], Cecily [Cilly, ..], Charlie [Charly], Charla [Charly], Cicely [Cecily], Colleen [Colly], Columba [Colly], Coral [Coraly], Corliss [Corly]

Dale [Daly], Adelaide [Delly], Adeline [Delly], Dorothy [Dolly], Dolly, Eileen [Eily], Ellie [Elly], Ellen [Nelly, ..], Helen [Nelly, ..], Eleanor [Nelly, ..], Ella [Elly], Emily [Milly, ..], Fernley [Fernly], Gilly, Gillian [Gilly], Gilberte [Gilly], Griselda [Griselly, ..], Hadley [Hedly, ..], Hayley [Hally, ..], Haralda [Hally]

Harley [Harly], Heaven [Heavenly], Halleli [Hilly], Hilary [Hilly], Holly, Janelle [Janely], Jill [Jilly], Joelle [Joely, ..], Jolie [Joly, ..], Julie [Jully, ..], Kallie [Kally], Kalila [Kaly], Karla [Karly], Keely [Keighly, ..], Kelly, Kempley [Kemply], Kylie [Keyely], Kimberly [Kymbrely, ..], Laila [Laily], Eulalia [Lally]

Lallie [Lally], Lalage [Lally], Leslie [Lesly], Lillian [Lily, ..], Elizabeth [Lily], Lily [Lilly], Laura [Lolly], Esmeralda [Lolly], Magali [Magaly], Melinda [Mally], Melanie [Melly], Millicent [Milly, ..], Melissa [Milly, ..], Merry [Merrily], Mildred [Milly], Camilla [Milly], Mary [Polly, ..], Molly, Natalie [Nathaly, ..], Neila [Neely]

Cornelia [Nelly, ..], Nelly, Nerola [Neroly], Paula [Polly, ..], Philippa [Philly], Polly, Riley [Reilly], Rosalie [Rozely], Sarah [Sarely, ..], Sally, Shanelle [Shanilly, ..], Sharlene [Sharly], Shelley [Shelly], Rochelle [Shelly], Rachel [Shelly], Shirley [Shirly, ..], Sicily [Sicilly], Tally, Thalia [Tally], Talicia [Tally]

Tallulah [Tally], Tilda [Tilly], Matilda [Tilly], Truth [Truly], Tully, Valentina [Vally], Wallis [Wally], Waverly

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