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What does Beverly mean?

Beverly Pronunciation of Beverly [bev-er-ly] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Beverly) is pronounced BEV-er-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beverly is "beaver stream". An English place name in Humberside, England, used as a surname, and then a given name for both genders, though more likely for girls in America. Famous as a place name, referring to Beverly Hills. The English spelling is usually Beverley.

Associated with: old english, stream (river), england, surname, famous, hills (mountain).


Beverly has 4 variants: Beverlea, Beverleigh, Beverley and Beverlie.

Creative forms:
(male) Bererly, Beverby, ..

(female) Beverda, Beverlia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Beverly Zyaire (B.Z.), ..

How popular is Beverly?

Beverly is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#2822 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Beverly was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #588 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Accerly, Ackerly, Beasly, Bedell, Beechy, Bently, Berky, Berl, Berle, Berlyn, Berny, Berry, Berty, Beven, Birly, Everly, Keely, Neely, Seely, Westerly and Wetherly. These names tend to be more frequently used than Beverly.

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