What does Beverly mean?
Beverly /bev-er-ly/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Beverly) is pronounced BEV-er-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beverly is "beaver stream or meadow".
Originally an English place name and a surname, then used as a given name. Famous as a place name referring to Beverly Hills. The English spelling is usually Beverley. Singer Beverly Sills.
How popular is Beverly?
Beverly is a very popular first name for females (#73 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#2822 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Beverly for girls. Beverly entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #21 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Beverly and related names. Beverlee, Beverley, Buffy, Lee and Verlie are the prominent related forms of Beverly listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3995%) and has become much lower since, with the forms Beverley, Beverly, Lee and Verlie becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)