What does Bly mean?
Bly [bly] as a boys' name is of Irish, Gaelic and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Bly is "descendant of Blighe". Transferred use of the surname, an anglicized form of an Irish Gaelic name. Blighe is probably derived from Old Norse Blígr, meaning "to gaze".
Related boy name: Bligh.
(male) Blyn, Boly, ..
(female) Blia, Blie, .. Middle name pairings:
Bly Pierre (B.P.), ..
How popular is Bly?
Bly is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6631 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Bly has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)