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What does Hurly mean?

Hurly Pronunciation of Hurly [hurly] as a boys' name. Hurly means "sea tide". Hurly is an alternate form of Hurley (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: sea.


Hurly has 2 variants: Hurlee and Hurleigh.

Creative forms:
(male) Hurlea, Hurry, ..

(female) Hural, Hurdy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hurly Kaiser (H.K.), ..

How popular is Hurly?

Hurly is a rare first name for males. Hurly is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Hurley is the only popular alternative form of Hurly (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Hurleigh, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Hurly was at its highest a century ago (usage of 0.01%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hurly and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hurly is pronounced similarly to Harlea, Harlee, Harley, Harli, Harlie, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow and Harly. Other recommended names are Arly, Birly, Carly, Cully, Dunly (see Dunley), Early, Erly, Farly, Hadly, Hagly, Haily (see Haley), Hanly, Hardy, Harlyn, Harry, Harvy, Hawly, Hedly (see Hedley), Hernly, Hilly, Horry, Horsly (see Horsley), Huey, Huntly, Hurst, Huxley, Huxly, July, Marly, Morly, Sully and Tully. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hurly.

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