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What does Linley mean?

Linley Pronunciation of Linley as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Linley is "flax meadow". Place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Li-, -ley, old english, flax, meadow


VARIANTS Linlea, Linlee, Linleigh, Linly



Linley Maddix (L.M.), ..

How popular is Linley?

Linley is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#21540 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Linley has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Linley is alike in pronunciation to Lynley. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ainsley, Birley, Brinley, Conley, Denley, Dunley, Findley, Finlay, Finlea (see Finlay), Finlee, Finley, Finnley, Gilley, Hanley, Henley, Kenley, Kiley, Kinney, Kinsey, Kinsley, Langley, Lesley, Lindel, Linden, Linder, Lindlea (see Lindley), Lindlee, Lindley, Lindly, Lindsey, Lindsy, Lindy, Linsay, Linsey, Linzy, Lionel, Lionnel, Lisle, Manley, Penley, Ridley, Riley, Ripley, Risley, Wiley and Willey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Linley.

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