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What does Fairlee mean?

Fairlee Pronunciation of Fairlee [fair-lee] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Fairlee is "fern wood". Fairlee is an alternate spelling of Farley (Old English): from fearn leah.

Associated with: old english, fern (tree).


Fairlee has 11 variants: Fairlay, Fairleigh, Fairlie, Farlay, Farlee, Farleigh, Farlie, Farlow, Farly, Farrleigh and Farrley.

Creative forms:
(male) Fairel, Forlee, ..

(female) Fairla, Fairli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fairlee Luka (F.L.), ..

How popular is Fairlee?

Fairlee is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#128797 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Farley is the only popular alternative form of Fairlee (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Farlee, are uncommon. This form of Fairlee was popular with parents 65 years ago (#1387). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bailee, Baillee, Barree, Baxlee, Baylee, Birkee, Brinlee, Fabre, Fabrice, Fadile, Fadle, Faine, Fairfax, Falke, Fareed, Fares, Farmer, Farnlea (see Fernley), Farnlee (see Farnley), Farnley, Farrel, Farren, Farrer, Farrier, Fernlee, Filep, Finlea (see Finlay), Finlee, Finley, Finlie, Free, Hadlee, Haglee, Hanlee, Harlee, Hartlee, Harvee, Hurlee, Jarvee, Kirklee (see Kirkley), Langlee (see Langley), Linlee, Morlee, Oaklee, Radlee, Rislee (see Risley), Waverlee (see Waverley) and Yardlee (see Yardley). Like Fairlee, these names are not commonly used.

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