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What does Joely mean?

Joely Pronunciation of Joely [joe-ly] as a girls' name has its root in French, and the meaning of the name Joely is "Jehovah is God; pretty". Joely is a variant form of Joelle (French): feminine of Joel. Joely is also a form of Jolie (French): actress Angelina Jolie.

Associated with: pretty (beautiful).


Joely has 3 variants: Joela, Joella and Joelly.

13 more related forms via Joelle, Jolie: Joelin, Joell, Joellen, Joellin, Joellyn, Joelynn, Joetta, Jolee, Joley, Joli, Joly, Jowella and Jowelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Jaly, Jely, ..

(male) Joeli, Joery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joely Wynter (J.W.), ..

How popular is Joely?

Joely is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Joely is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jolie (#751 last year), Joelle (#1077), Jolee (#1926), Joetta, Joellen, Joella and Joell are the prominent varying forms of Joely (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jowella, are uncommon. These relations of Joely were popular as birth names in the year 2008 (average #1618) and are almost as popular today. Joelle has been the most recognizable form, though Jolie is now ranked higher. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joell, Joella, Joelle, Joellen, Joetta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jolee, Jolie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joely is alike in pronunciation to Geela, Gelya, Jayla, Jeyla, Jilli, Jilly, Jola, Jooley, Joolie, Juley, Juli, Jully and July. Other recommended names are Arely, Colly, Corly, Dolly, Emely, Haely, Holly, Jael, Jaelyn, Janely, Jery, Jey, Jobey, Joby, Jocelyn, Joclyn, Jodell, Jodey, Jody, Joey, Jolyn, Jonay, Jonel, Jonell, Jorey, Jorry, Joselyn, Josey, Joslyn, Josy, Joy, Jozlyn, Keely, Lolly, Molly, Neely, Polly, Rozely (see Rosalie) and Seely. These names tend to be more frequently used than Joely.

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