What does Beverly mean?
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.
(female) Beerly, Beverlia, ..
(male) Bever, Beverby, ..
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. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Beverly for girls. Beverly entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #20 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, and is currently at #1544. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted comparison of the history of the girl name Beverly and related names. Bev, Beverlee, Beverley, Buffy, Lee, Verlee and Verlie are the prominent related forms of Beverly (#1544 in 2014) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Beverly was more pronounced among parents during the years 1930-1939 (median #1081) and has become much reduced since.
Suggested similar names are Amberly, Bently, Berny, Berrty (see Bertha), Berry, Berty, Cecely, Devery, Heavenly, Keely▼, Keyely, Neely, Seely and Waverly. These names tend to be less frequently used than Beverly.