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Whitley meaning and name origin

Whitley \wh(it)-ley\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Whitley), is pronounced WHIT-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Whitley is "white meadow". Place name. Related to -ley names like Ashley, as well as to Whitney. Also made known through the character Whitley on the TV show "A Different World".

Whitley has 3 variant forms: Whitelea, Whitlea and Whittley.

Baby names that sound like Whitley are Adalley, Ethille, Ehtel, Udile and Odile.

Popularity of Whitley

Whitley is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3839 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#998 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Whitley compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Whitley only.

Popularity of name Whitley
Popularity of Whitley