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What does Huxley mean?

Huxley Pronunciation of Huxley [hux-ley] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Huxley is "Hucc's meadow". Place name from the name Hucc and lah. Used as a given name in honor of the English biologist Thomas Huxley (19th century). Author Aldous Huxley.

Associated with: old english, meadow, 19th century.


Huxley has 4 variants: Huxlea, Huxlee, Huxleigh and Huxly.

Creative forms:
(male) Hubley, Husley, ..

(female) Huxkee, Huxzel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Huxley Arthur (H.A.), ..

How popular is Huxley?

Huxley is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#38587 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Huxley entered the list in 2012 and reached its peak position of #962 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Audley, Baxley, Burley, Culley, Curley, Dudley, Dunley, Hadley, Haglea (see Hagley), Haglee, Hagley, Hagly, Hailey, Haley, Halley, Hanley, Harley, Hawley, Hayley, Hedley, Henley, Hockley, Huey, Huntley, Hurlee, Hurley, Hurly, Juley, Rutley, Sulley and Tulley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Huxley.

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