What does Hedly mean?
Hedly [hed-ly] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Hedly) is of Old English origin, and Hedly means "heather meadow". Hedly is a version of Hadley (Old English): name of Ernest Hemingway's first wife.
(female) Hedlya, Heuly, ..
(male) Hedha, Hedrey, .. Middle name pairings:
Hedly Aurelia (H.A.), ..
How popular is Hedly?
Hedly is a rare first name for females. Hedly is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Hedly (not ranked) are Hadleigh (#954 in recent rankings) and Hadley (#102). Adoption of these forms of Hedly reached its most widespread in the year 2014 (average #487) and has remained as conventional to this day (#528, ▼1%). Hadley is more familiar than the rest, although Hadleigh appears to be gaining favor too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Delly, Haely, Haily, Hally, Harly, Heda, Hedda, Heddi, Hedi, Hedia, Hedy, Hedya, Hedyla (see Hedy), Heidey, Heidy, Hella, Helle, Hepsy, Hetty, Hilly, Holly▼, Hyday, Kealy, Keely▼, Kelly▼, Lesly▼, Melly, Neely, Nelly, Seely and Verly. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hedly.See names in meaning and etymology.