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What does Farnley mean?

Farnley Pronunciation of Farnley [farn-ley] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Farnley is "field with ferns".

Associated with: old english, ferns (tree).


Farnley has 6 variants: Farnlee, Farnleigh, Farnly, Fernlea, Fernleigh and Fernley.

Creative forms:
(male) Faley, Fenley, ..

(female) Farnde, Farnnel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farnley Rudy (F.R.), ..

How popular is Farnley?

Farnley is a rare first name for men. Farnley is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Farnley has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farnley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Farnley outside U.S.

Similar Names

Farnley is alike in pronunciation to Farnlea and Fernlee. Other recommended names are Barcley, Barkley, Barney, Bartley, Carley, Carney, Darnley, Earley, Farlay, Farlee, Farley, Farly, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnell, Farrley (see Farley), Finley, Finnley, Hanley, Harley, Hartley, Hernley, Karney, Manley, Marley, Wardley, Warley, Yardley and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Farnley.

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