Meaning and name origin
Beverly \b(e)-ver-ly, bev(e)-rly\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.
Beverly is a very popular first name for females (#73 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2279 out of 88799, Top 3%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Beverly for girls. Beverly reached its highest rank of #21 in the U.S. in 1930-1939 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Beverly and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lee, Verlie, Buffy, Beverly, Beverley and Beverlee. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).