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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 Farrley, Farly, Farlee, Farlay and Warley.

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 are the baby name popularity trends of the name Farley compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Farley only.

Popularity of name Farley
Popularity of Farley