What does Erly mean?
Erly /er-ly/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Erly's root is Old English, and the meaning of the name Erly is "eagle wood". Erly is a variant form of Early (Old English). Compare surname Erl.
How popular is Erly?
Erly is a rare first name for men. Erly is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Erly and associated names. Early and Earlie are the popular alternative forms of Erly (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3%) and are now significantly less popular, with the version Early becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Erly is alike in pronunciation to Arley, Arlo▲ and Arly. Other suggested similar baby names are Earl▼, Earle▼, Ely, Erl, Erle, Erol, Erryl and Eryle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Erly.