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Names Ending with -ley for Girls

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"LEY" baby names ending with -ley are used more often as masculine names.

These girl names reached the peak of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.105%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.101%, 4%), but with names such as Shirley becoming less fashionable. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Ainsley (#334), Brinley (#458), Charley (#488), Hadley (#99) and Paisley (#53). Begley (top 3%) and Tinsley (1%) are conventional -ley surnames.

Here is the list of -ley names for boys.

pinAdalia - Carla

Page 1/5 of 96 -ley grouped names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of -ley names: Adley, Ainsley, Ansley, Ashley, Bailey

[Adalley, .. 7 more] Var. of Adalia 1 Derived fr. Hebrew, Old German elements. "God is my refuge; noble one." Not in Top 1000. See also Adelle. ..

[Adley] Form of Adlai 2 Based on Hebrew. "God is just." Not in popularity charts. Unisex name.

[Ailey, .. 41 more] Var. of Aileen 3 Root fr. Norman word. Scottish variant of Eileen, which possibly .. Ailes (upper 20%) is a popular last name similar to Ailey (upper 29%). See also Eiley.

Ainsley [Ansley, Aynsley, .. 5 more] 4 Source fr. Old English. "Only hermitage wood or clearing." Ainsley and variants became more popular in 2014, rising on average +19 positions as girls' names with Ansley leading the rise. ..

[Aley, Alley, .. 3 more] Forms of Allie 5 .. Actress Ally Walker. Not Top 1000 names.

[Amberley, .. 8 more] Var. of Amberly 6 .. Or a variant of Amber with .. Not in Top 1000. See also Ambereen.

Ansley 7 Origin fr. Old English word. "Hermitage field." Alsley, Arsley and Auansley are kreatif forms. ..

Ashley [Asheley, .. 21 more] 8 From Old English. "Ash meadow." Popular. Ashley, Asheley, like Aley, end with the favored androgynous-sounding -ey.

Bailey [Bailley, Bayley, .. 14 more] 9 Derivative of Old English language. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Prominent, with usage of 0.2987% for Bailey and variants as birth names in 2014, higher than 0.2983% in 2013.

Bentley 10 Source fr. Old English. "Meadow of bent grass." Adoption of Bentley soared 3 and has become lower. Gender-neutral name.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of -ley names: Bentley, Beverley, Briley, Brinley, Carley, Kaley

[Beverley, .. 17 more] Var. of Beverly 11 Stems fr. Old English. "Beaver stream or meadow." Beverley is prevalent as a baby name compared to . Gender-neutral name. ..

[Blakeley, .. 5 more] Var. of Blake 12 Derivative of Old English language. "Black, dark; pale." Gender-neutral name. Rare, with the androgynous-sounding -ey suffix for Blakeley, like Bryley.

Bradley 13 Stems fr. Old English word. "Broad meadow." Uncommon. Bradley (cf. Briney) ends with -ey. Gender-neutral name.

[Brantley, .. 34 more] Form of Brandy 14 Based on English element. The name of the distilled wine .. Cross-gender use. A rare birth name, Brantley occurs more frequently as a last name.

Briley [Bryley, .. 3 more] 15 Root fr. American element. Modern invented name .. Bryley is rare as a children's name among the versions of Briley.

Brinley 16 Based on Old English element. Surname name from Brindley, the name .. Cross-gender use. Prominent. Brinley, like Brittiney, ends with -ey.

[Calley, .. 11 more] Form of Calandra 17 Stems fr. Greek element. "Lovely one." A rare baby name, Calley occurs more commonly as a surname. See also Callen. ..

[Calley, .. 8 more] Var. of Calantha 18 Derivative of Greek. "Beautiful flower." Rare, with the androgynous-sounding -ey suffix for Calley, like Cassey. See also Calie.

[Calley, Kahley, Kaley, Kalley, .. 18 more] Var. of Callie 19 Derivative of Greek element. "Beautiful, lovely." Kahley and form soared in popularity about 2 decades ago and are now less conventional, with Kaley becoming less in vogue. ..

[Carley, .. 42 more] Var. of Carla 20 Based on Old German word. "Free man." Carley is common (upper 64%) as a female name, and exists commonly (upper 4%) as a last name. Cross-gender use. ..

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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for -ley names for girls.

Adalia - Carla
Adalia [Adalley], Adlai [Adley], Aileen [Ailey], Ainsley [Ansley, Aynsley], Allie [Aley, Alley], Amberly [Amberley], Ansley, Ashley [Asheley], Bailey [Bayley, Bailley], Bentley, Beverly [Beverley], Blake [Blakeley], Bradley, Brandy [Brantley], Briley [Bryley], Brinley, Calandra [Calley], Calantha [Calley], Callie [Kaley, Kalley, ..], Carla [Carley]

Carly - Fernley
Carly [Carley], Carol [Carley], Caroline [Carley], Cayla [Kailey, Kayley, ..], Cecilia [Ceciley, Sessaley], Celeste [Celesley], Charlie [Charley], Chesleigh [Chesley, Chessley], Cicely [Sisley], Colleen [Coley], Corliss [Corley], Danielle [Danelley], Dolly [Dolley], Dorothy [Dolley], Earla [Earley], Eileen [Eiley], Eilidh [Eiley], Eleanor [Nelley], Emily [Emiley, Emilley], Fernley

Hadley - Kimberly
Hadley [Hedley], Haley [Hailey, Hayley], Halle [Halley], Hallie [Halley], Haralda [Halley], Harley [Arley], Hayley [Haley, Hailey], Holly [Holley], Iolanthe [Yolley], Jolie [Joley], Julia [Juley], Julie [Juley, Jooley], Kalila [Cailey, Kailey], Karla [Karley], Kaylee [Kayley, Kaylley, ..], Keely [Keyley, Keylley, ..], Kelly [Kelley], Kempley, Kiley, Kimberly [Kimberley, Kymberley]

Kylie - Rosalie
Kylie [Kiley, Kyley], Langley, Leslie [Lesley, Lezley], Lily [Lilley], Lynn [Lynley], Magali [Magaley], Marlee [Marley], Marlene [Marley], Molly [Molley], Nelly [Nelley], Nicole [Coley], Paisley, Pearl [Perley], Polly [Polley], Rachel [Shelley], Raleigh [Raley, Rawley], Riley [Ryley, Reilley], Ripley, Rochelle [Shelley], Rosalie [Rosaley]

Rylee - Wilhelmina
Rylee [Ryley], Sally [Salley], Sarah [Salley], Shelley [Schelley], Shirley [Shirlley], Talicia [Talley], Tallulah [Talley], Tally [Talley], Thalia [Talley], Tilda [Tilley], Truth [Truley], Ursula [Ursley], Valley, Waverly [Waverley], Whitley [Whittley], Wilhelmina [Billey]