What does Hurley mean?
Hurley /hur-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Hurley is "sea tide".
How popular is Hurley?
Hurley is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#808 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Hurley for boys. Hurley reached its apex position of #809 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)