Meaning and Name Origin
Talley \t(al)-ley\ as a girls' name is of Native American Indian and Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Talley is "leaping water; flourishing". Talley is a variant of Talicia; modern name: Alicia with a T-. Talley is also a variation of Tallulah (Native American Indian): related to the Choctaw word for water, "oka". Talley is also used as a derivative of Tally and Thalia (Greek).
Talley is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#937 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Talley and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Talley (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Talia (#330 last year) and Thalia (#741). Adoption of these girl names was at its peak in the year 1993 and has become significantly less since, with the form Thalia becoming less in vogue. Talia (#330) is the most chic girl name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Talley is alike in pronunciation to Talea, Tilley, Tilly and Tully. Other suggested similar baby names are Calley, Halley, Kalley, Salley, Tealle and Valley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Talley.