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What does Moorly mean?

Moorly Pronunciation of Moorly [moor-ly] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and Moorly means "meadow on the moor". Moorly is a variant form of Morley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Moorly has 5 variants: Moorley, Morlee, Morleigh, Morly and Morrley.

Creative forms:
(male) Merly, Mooly, ..

(female) Moorla, Moorlye, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moorly Tucker (M.T.), ..

How popular is Moorly?

Moorly is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Moorly is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Moorly has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Moorly is pronounced similarly to Marley and Marly. Other suggested similar names are Arly, Birly, Bosly, Carly, Charly, Coakly (see Coakley), Cokely, Crosly (see Crosley), Early, Erly, Everly, Farly, Harly, Hockly (see Hockley), Horsly (see Horsley), Hurly, Mabrey, Mabry, Malory, Manly, Marty, Maury, Merle, Merlyn, Mihaly, Modred, Monro, Monroe, Montay, Monty, Moore, Moorland (see Moreland), Moray, Mordy, More, Morell, Morey, Morfyn, Mori, Morio, Moris, Moriz, Morrel, Morrell, Morrey, Morrie, Morrill, Morris, Morrow, Morry, Morse, Mort, Morty, Morvyn, Murray, Murrey, Murry, Rockly (see Rockley), Rolly, Rowly, Thornly and Townly (see Townsend). These names tend to be more frequently used than Moorly.

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