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What does Ackley mean?

Ackley Pronunciation of Ackley [ack-ley] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Ackley is "oak meadow". Ackley is an alternate form of Ackerley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, oak (tree), meadow.


Ackley has 3 variants: Acklea, Ackleigh and Acklie.

2 more relations via Ackerley: Ackerlea and Ackerly.

Creative forms:
(male) Ackle, ..

(female) Ackale, Acklia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ackley Liam (A.L.), ..

How popular is Ackley?

Ackley is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#4702 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ackley has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ackley name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ackley is pronounced similarly to Oaklee, Oakley, Oakly, Wakeley and Wickley. Other suggested similar names are Abele, Abey, Able, Acel, Acer, Acey, Acie, Adley, Adney, Aksel, Alec, Alek, Alex, Alexey, Alfy, Allen, Allex, Alley, Aly, Amorey, Anker, Ansley, Ardley, Arkady, Arley, Arly, Arrlen, Ashbey, Asheley (see Ashley), Ashlen, Ashley, Ashly (see Ashley), Askel, Atley, Attley, Aubrey, Audley, Averey, Bailey, Baley, Birkley, Birley, Briley, Buckley, Carley, Colley, Culley, Denley, Dooley, Dunley, Earley, Finley, Hanley, Harley, Hawley, Henley, Hockley, Marley, Mickey, Mikey, Nickey, Packey, Redley, Riley, Risley, Rockley, Rutley, Sealey, Stockley and Warley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ackley.

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