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Darnley

What does Darnley mean?

Darnley Pronunciation of Darnley [darn-ley] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Darnley is "grassy meadow". Place name. Darnel is a type of grass. Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, was the second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, and father of James VI of Scotland and I of England.

Associated with: queen (king), england.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Darley, Darnly, ..

(female) Darnde, Darnney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darnley Tadeo (D.T.), ..

How popular is Darnley?

Darnley is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#52289 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Darnley has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barcley, Barkley, Barney, Bartley, Carley, Carney, Dabney, Dailey, Daley, Darbey, Darcey, Darnall, Darneil, Darnel, Darnell, Darsey, Daryle, Dawley, Denley, Dunley, Dunnley (see Dunley), Earley, Farley, Farnlea (see Fernley), Farnlee (see Farnley), Farnley, Farnly (see Farnley), Farrley (see Farley), Fernley, Hanley, Harley, Hartley, Hernley, Karney, Manley, Marley, Wardley, Warley, Yardley and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darnley.

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