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Farley meaning and name origin
Farley \f(a)-rley, far-ley\ as a boy's name is pronounced FAR-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Farley is "meadow of the sheep; meadow of the bulls". Also possibly from "fearn leah", an Old English phrase meaning "fern wood". May also be from the Gaelic name Fearghal, meaning "brave man".
Farley has 14 variant forms: Fairlay, Fairlee, Fairleigh, Fairlie, Farlay, Farlee, Farleigh, Farlie, Farlow, Farly, Farrleigh, Farrley, Lee and Leigh.
Baby names that sound like Farley are Warley and Farrel.
Popularity of Farley
Farley is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#826 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Farley for boys. (2010 statistics) Compare Farley with its variant forms and related boy baby names.