What does Burley mean?
Burley /bur-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Burley's root is Old English, and the name Burley means "meadow with knotty-trunk trees". Burley is a variant form, with the suffix -y, of Burleigh (Old English): place name.
How popular is Burley?
Burley is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3725 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Burley for boys. Burley was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #684 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Burley▼ is alike in pronunciation to Birley and Birly. Other suggested similar baby names are Berle, Briley, Bryley, Burl▼, Burle, Burney, Curley and Hurley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Burley.