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Meaning and name origin

Carley \c(a)-rley, car-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Carley), is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Carley is "farmer's meadow". Place name.


Carley has 1 variant form: Carleigh.

For more information, see also the related boy name Carlyle.


Carley is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7692 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Carley and its variant form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Carlyle. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carlyle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Carley is also pronounced similarly to Carlo, Carlow, Carly, Corley and Curley. Other suggested similar baby names are Cailey, Caley, Carel, Carey, Carl, Carney, Carrey, Charley, Charly, Earley, Farley, Harley, Marley, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carley.