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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.


Popularity of Whitley

Whitley is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3839 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#998 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Whitley name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Whitley with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Whitley name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Whitley outside U.S.

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