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What does Ursley mean?

Ursley Pronunciation of Ursley [urs-ley] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Ursley is "little she-bear". Ursley is a variant form of Ursula (Scandinavian, Latin).

Associated with: little.


7 different relations via Ursula: Ursa, Ursala, Ursella, Ursie, Ursola, Ursule and Ursy.

Creative forms:
(female) Ursela, Ursuli, ..

(male) Ursber, Urske, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ursley Janelle (U.J.), ..

How popular is Ursley?

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ursula is the only prominent variation form of Ursley (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Ursley was widespread among parents 115 years ago, but now, Ursula has fallen out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ursula in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adley, Aley, Alley, Ansley, Arley, Ashley, Aynsley, Bailey, Bayley, Bridey, Briley, Briney, Brinley, Bryley (see Briley), Cailey, Carley, Casey, Chesley, Cissey, Crissey, Darsey, Dolley, Dorsey, Earley, Eiley, Emiley, Fernley, Hadley, Haeley, Hailey, Hayley, Hedley, Holley, Jessey, Jooley, Josey, Kaeley, Kahley, Kailey, Kaley, Kalley, Karley, Kascey, Kasey, Kealey, Kelley, Kiley, Kristey, Lesley, Lezley, Lilley, Lynley, Marley, Marsey, Nelley, Paisley, Perley, Polley, Posey, Railey, Raley, Ripley, Rosaley, Rosey, Ryley, Salley, Sisley, Sissey, Tashey, Tessey, Tracey, Trudey, Truley, Udele and Udile. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ursley.

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