What does Whitley mean?
(female) Whitla, Whitly, ..
(male) Whiter, Whitter, ..
How popular is Whitley?
Whitley is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3839 out of 4276, Top 90%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#1236 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Whitley for girls. Whitley was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #549 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is currently at #1231. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Whitley and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Whitley (#1231 a year ago) are Ashley (#87 a year ago), Whitney (#616) and Whittney. Usage of these relations of Whitley was at its peak 23 years ago (average #519) and is now much lower (#983, ▼91.5%), with forms such as Ashley becoming less trendy.
Suggested similar names are Ailey, Bailey, Bailley, Bentley, Billey, Briley, Brinley▲, Britney▼, Cailey, Caitey, Charley▲, Chesley, Eiley, Emiley, Emilley (see Emily), Hailey, Kailey, Kaitey, Kiley, Kittey (see Katherine), Lilley, Paisley▲, Railey, Reilley, Riley▲, Ripley, Shelley▼, Shirley▼, Shirlley (see Shirley), Sisley, Tilley, Unitey and Willy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Whitley.