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Blakely (girl)

What does Blakely mean?

Blakely Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: old english, black, pale (white).


Blakely has 2 variants: Blakelee and Blakeley.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blakely name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blakely outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Blakely, Blake in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Blakely and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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in meaning and etymology.