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What does Erly mean?

Erly Pronunciation of Erly [er-ly] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Erly is "eagle wood". Erly is a variant form of Early (Old English).

Associated with: old english, eagle, wood (tree).


Erly has 3 variants: Earley, Earlie and Erlie.

Creative forms:
(male) Erel, Ereli, ..

(female) Erel, Erry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erly Dakari (E.D.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Early, Earlie and Earley are the popular alternative forms of Erly (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Erly were popular as baby names during 1900-1909, but now, the version Early has become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Earley, Earlie, Early in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Erly is alike in pronunciation to Arlea, Arley, Arlie, Arlo, Arlow, Arly, Arrlo, Warley and Yarley. Other suggested similar names are Aly, Ardly, Birly, Bly, Brily (see Briley), Bryly (see Briley), Carly, Daly, Earl, Earle, Ebby, Eddy, Eli, Elli, Eloy, Elrey, Elroy, Ely, Emlyn, Eran, Erek, Erez, Eri, Eric, Erie, Erik, Erin, Eriq, Erix, Erki, Erl, Erle, Ern, Erno, Erol, Eron, Eros, Erryl, Erv, Erve, Ervyn, Erwyn, Eryk, Eryle, Everly, Ewy, Farly, Harly, Hurly, July, Marly, Morly and Sly. These names tend to be more frequently used than Erly.

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