Meaning and name origin
Earley \e(a)-rley, ear-ley\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Earley), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Earley is "eagle wood". Earley is a variant of Early (Old English): could be derived from Old English term eorlic for "noble".
Earley is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3283 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Earley is also pronounced similarly to Arley, Warley and Yarley. Other suggested similar baby names are Carley, Earl▼, Earle▼, Erle, Farley, Harley▼ and Marley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Earley.