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Meaning and name origin

Burley \b(u)-rley, bur-ley\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Burley is "meadow with knotty-trunk trees". Burley is a variant of Burleigh (Old English): place name. Somewhat rarely used as a name for baby boys.


Burley has 3 variant forms: Burlie, Byrleigh, Byrley.


Burley is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3560 out of 88799, Top 4%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Burley for boys. Burley reached its highest rank of #684 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Burley is also pronounced similarly to Birley and Birly. Other suggested similar baby names are Berle, Burl, Burle, Burney, Curley and Hurley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burley.