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What does Salley mean?

Salley Pronunciation of Salley [sal-ley] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of Salley is "princess". Salley is a variant form of Sally (Hebrew): version of Sarah.

Associated with: princess.


Salley has 3 variants: Sallee, Salli and Sallie.

14 more related forms via Sally, Sarah: Sadee, Sadelle, Sadie, Sadye, Saidee, Sal, Salcia, Salletta, Sallette, Saralee, Sareen, Sarely, Sarie and Sarrey.

Creative forms:
(female) Salow, Sanley, ..

(male) Salle, Salles, ..

Middle name pairings:
Salley Stephany (S.S.), ..

How popular is Salley?

Salley is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4115 out of 4276, Top 96%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#5895 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Salley (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Sadie (#52 from recent data), Sarah (#58), Sally (#1139), Sallie and Sadye. Usage of these relations of Salley was widespread among parents in the 1980s (adoption of 2.1%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.7%, 65.8%), with forms such as Sally becoming somewhat outmoded. Sarah has historically been preferred by parents, though Sadie is now ranked higher. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sadie, Sadye, Sallie, Sally, Sarah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sadie, Sally, Sarah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Salley is alike in pronunciation to Cilly, Seely, Selie, Sillia and Silliya. Other suggested similar names are Alley, Bailey, Bailley, Bayley, Cailey, Caley, Callee, Calley, Carley, Cayley, Dolley, Earley, Fallen, Hadley, Haeley, Haley, Halle, Hally, Harley, Hayley, Holley, Kahley, Kailey, Kaley, Kalle, Kallee, Kalley, Kally, Karley, Kayley, Kaylley, Kelley, Lally, Lilley, Mallery, Mally, Marley, Molley, Nelley, Polley, Railey, Raley, Rawley, Sable, Saidey, Salomey, Samey, Sammey, Schelley, Selbey, Shaelee, Shalee, Shaylee, Shelle, Shellee, Shelley, Shelly, Shilea, Sile, Sisley, Soulle, Tallee, Tally, Tilley, Vallee, Vallery, Valley, Vally, Wally and Yolley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Salley.

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