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What does Bartley mean?

Bartley Pronunciation of Bartley [bart-ley] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Bartley is "birch tree meadow". Bartley is a variant form, with the suffix -tley, of Barclay (Scottish, Old English): place name for Berkeley in Gloucestershire.

Associated with: tree, meadow.


Bartley has 7 different relations via Barclay: Barcley, Barklay, Barkley, Barklie, Barrclay, Berkeley and Berkley.

Creative forms:
(male) Barley, Burtley, ..

(female) Bartlee, Bartly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bartley Quentin (B.Q.), ..

How popular is Bartley?

Bartley is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2055 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Bartley for boys. Bartley was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #1146 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Displayed below is an analysis of the history of the boy name Bartley and corresponding names. Berkley is the only other prominent alternative form of Bartley. Adoption of these relations of Bartley reached its highest a century ago (median #1641).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bartley, Berkley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bartley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bailey, Baley, Barney, Barrey, Bartalan, Bartel, Barten, Barthelemy, Barthol, Bartle, Bartlet, Bartlett, Bartlitt (see Bartlet), Baxley, Bayley, Bentley, Bertel, Bertle, Birkley, Birley, Birtle, Bradley, Brantley, Briley, Bryley (see Briley), Burley, Byrley, Carley, Darnley, Earley, Farley, Farnley, Farrley (see Farley), Harley, Hartlea, Hartlee, Hartley, Marley, Wardley, Warley, Yardley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bartley.

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