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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".


Variations

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


Popularity

Whitley is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3839 out of 4276, Top 90%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#998 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Whitley for girls. Whitley reached its highest rank of #549 in the U.S. in 1990 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Whitley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Whitley outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Whitley and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ashley (#87), Whitney (#616) and Whitley. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ashley, Whitley, Whitney in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ashley, Whitney outside U.S.

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