What does Blakely mean?
Blakely [blake-ly] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Blakely) is an Old English name, and the meaning of Blakely is "black, dark; pale". Blakely is an alternate form of Blake (Old English): surname used as a given name.
3 more alternative forms via Blake: Bladeney, Blakenee and Blakeny.Creative forms:
(female) Bakely, Blakela, ..
(male) Blabel, Blakeer, .. Middle name pairings:
Blakely Pyper (B.P.), ..
How popular is Blakely?
Blakely is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#2924 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Blakely was first listed in 2009 and reached its top rank of #354 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Blake (#423 in 2015) is the only other popular related form of Blakely (#354 in 2015) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Blakelee, are seldom used. These relations of Blakely were popular with parents presently (average #388). Blake has historically been a favorite of parents, though Blakely has grown popular as well over time.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Aracely▼, Bailly, Baily, Batel, Bayly, Beckey, Bianey, Blane, Blase, Blaze, Bradly, Branell (see Brandy), Carely, Haely, Janely, Nately and Sarely. These names tend to be more frequently used than Blakely.See names in meaning and etymology.