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What does Hurley mean?

Hurley Pronunciation of Hurley as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Hurley is "sea tide".

ASSOCIATED WITH Hu-, -ley, irish, sea


VARIANTS Hurlee, Hurleigh, Hurly



Hurley Jahir (H.J.), ..

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)

Hurley reached its apex position of #809 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Hurley is alike in pronunciation to Harlea, Harlee, Harley, Harli, Harlie, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow and Harly. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arley, Audley, Birley, Burle, Burley, Burney, Byrley, Carley, Corley, Culley, Curley, Currey, Dudley, Dunley, Earley, Farley, Fursey, Hadley, Hagley, Hailey, Haley, Halley, Hanley, Hardey, Harel, Harlen, Harrel, Hartley, Harvey, Hawley, Hayley, Hedley, Henley, Hernley, Hervey, Horsley, Huey, Huntley, Huxlea, Huxlee, Huxley, Huxly, Juley, Marley, Morley, Murfey (see Murphy), Murrey, Rutley, Sorley, Sulley, Tulley, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hurley.

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