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What does Talley mean?

Talley Pronunciation of Talley [tal-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 form of Talicia. Modern name: Alicia with a T-. Talley is also a variation of Tallulah (Native American Indian). Talley is also used as a derivative of Tally and Thalia (Greek).

Associated with: greek, water.


Talley has 7 variants: Tali, Talia, Talie, Tallee, Tallie, Talya and Tula.

9 more alternative forms via Talicia, Tallulah, Tally, Thalia: Tal, Talija, Tallia, Tallula, Tallya, Talora, Talula, Talulla and Thalie.

Creative forms:
(female) Talla, Tanley, ..

(male) Taler, Tallow, ..

Middle name pairings:
Talley Iris (T.I.), ..

How popular is Talley?

Talley is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1101 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Talley (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Talia (#284 last year), Tallulah (#1457), Talya (#1951), Thalia (#792) and Tula. Usage of these relations of Talley was at its peak in 2015 (usage of 0.1%). Talia is the most chic girl name here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Talia, Tallulah, Talya, Thalia, Tula in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Talley is alike in pronunciation to Tahlia, Talea, Taleah, Taliah, Tayla, Tilley, Tilli, Tillie, Tilly, Tulla, Tullia, Tully and Tylee. Other suggested similar names are Adalley, Alley, Bailey, Bayley, Billey, Cailey, Caley, Callee, Callen, Carley, Cayley, Dalles, Earley, Fallen, Hadley, Halle, Halley, Hally, Harley, Hayley, Holley, Kaeley, Kailey, Kaley, Kallee, Kalley, Kally, Karley, Kayley, Kaylley, Kelley, Lally, Lilley, Mallery, Mally, Marley, Molley, Nelley, Palles, Polley, Railey, Raley, Rawley, Sallee, Salley, Tabbey, Taleen, Tammey, Taney, Tansey, Tanzey, Tashey, Taubey, Tawney, Tealle, Teille, Truley, Tyller, Vallee, Vallery, Valley and Yolley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Talley.

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