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Tilley

What does Tilley mean?

Tilley Pronunciation of Tilley [tilley] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the name Tilley means "mighty in battle". Tilley is an alternate spelling of Tilda (Old German): short variation of Matilda.

Associated with: mighty (strong), battle.

Variations

Tilley has 2 variants: Tillie and Tilly.

3 more relations via Tilda: Thilde, Tildie and Tildy.

Creative forms:
(female) Taley, Toley, ..

(male) Tili, Tilke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tilley Devyn (T.D.), ..

How popular is Tilley?

Tilley is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#2143 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Tilda, Tillie and Tilly are the popular varying forms of Tilley (not ranked). Other variants, like Tildy, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Tilley was at its peak a century ago (usage of 0.1%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tilda, Tillie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tilda, Tilly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tilley is pronounced similarly to Talea, Talie, Tallee, Talley, Tallia, Tallie, Tally, Tallya, Tilli, Tulla, Tullia, Tully, Twilla and Tylee. Other recommended names are Ailey, Alley, Bailley, Billee, Billey, Billy, Calley, Cilly, Dolley, Eiley, Emilley (see Emily), Gilly, Halley, Hille, Hillery, Hilly, Holley, Jilly, Kalley, Kelley, Kiley, Lilley, Lilly, Mille, Millee, Milly, Molley, Nelley, Polley, Reilley, Riley, Ripley, Salley, Sisley, Tealle, Teill, Teille, Tilde, Timmey, Trilbey, Trillby, Truley, Tyller, Valley, Willy and Yolley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tilley.

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