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What does Farleigh mean?

Farleigh Pronunciation of Farleigh [far-leigh] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Farleigh is "fern wood". Farleigh is an alternate spelling of Farley (Old English): from fearn leah.

Associated with: old english, fern (tree).


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

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Middle name pairings:
Farleigh Glenn (F.G.), ..

How popular is Farleigh?

Farleigh is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#62396 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Farleigh (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Farley. Other variants, like Fairlee, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Farleigh was more pronounced among parents in the 1950s (#1387). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ackleigh, Ansleigh, Arleigh, Ashleigh, Atleigh, Attleigh, Baileigh, Bosleigh (see Bosley), Bradleigh, Brauleigh, Brawleigh (see Brawley), Burleigh, Byrleigh (see Burleigh), Carleigh, Cranleigh, Dunleigh (see Dunley), Farnleigh (see Farnley), Farrish, Fernleigh, Hadleigh, Hagleigh (see Hagley), Haleigh, Handleigh (see Hanley), Hanleigh, Harleigh, Hartleigh, Hawleigh, Hayleigh, Headleigh (see Hedley), Henleigh, Horsleigh (see Horsley), Hurleigh, Huxleigh, Jarlaith, Jarleath, Kenleigh, Langleigh (see Langley), Linleigh, Manleigh, Markeith, Marleigh, Morleigh, Oakleigh, Penleigh, Radleigh, Ralegh (see Raleigh), Raleigh, Ransleigh (see Ransley), Rawleigh, Redleigh, Ridleigh, Ripleigh, Risleigh (see Risley), Rowleigh, Ryleigh, Sulleigh, Wadleigh, Wakeleigh (see Wakeley), Wardleigh (see Wardley) and Yardleigh. These names tend to be more frequently used than Farleigh.

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