What does Greeley mean?
Greeley [gree-ley] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Greeley is "gray meadow". Place name, also possibly "green meadow". American use of the name may be homage to 19th-century journalist and politician Horace Greeley.
Greeley has 3 variants: Greelea, Greeleigh and Greely.Creative forms:
(male) Garley, Greyley, ..
(female) Greelah, Greelia, .. Middle name pairings:
Greeley Santiago (G.S.), ..
How popular is Greeley?
Greeley is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#7344 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Greeley (outside Top 2000) is Greely. This relation of Greeley was favored as a baby name a century ago (#1741). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Ardley, Ardsley, Arley, Asheley (see Ashley), Berkeley, Birkeley (see Berkeley), Bradley▼, Branley, Brawley, Brenley (see Brinley), Brentley▲, Briley, Brinley, Bromley, Bryley (see Briley), Chesley, Cokeley, Cranley, Crosley, Denley, Eberley, Everley, Gaelle, Gearey, Gerrey, Gilley, Gradey, Graeme, Graidey, Grantley, Greer, Greger, Gregory▼, Grey▲, Gridley, Gridly (see Gridley), Grimsley, Hedley, Henley, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley, Kenley, Lesley, Penley, Presley, Pressley, Prestley, Redley, Sealey, Seeley, Shelley, Shepley, Smedley, Sweeney, Wakeley, Webley, Wesley▲ and Wrisley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Greeley.See names in meaning and etymology.