What does Darnley mean?
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.
(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)
Similar NamesSuggested 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.See names in meaning and etymology.