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Morley

What does Morley mean?

Morley Pronunciation of Morley [mor-ley] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Morley is "meadow on the moor". Place name. TV commentator Morley Safer.

Associated with: old english.

Variations

Morley has 6 variants: Moorley, Moorly, Morlee, Morleigh, Morly and Morrley.

Creative forms:
(male) Morler, Murley, ..

(female) Morla, Mormee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Morley Shaan (M.S.), ..

How popular is Morley?

Morley is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#3072 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Morley has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Morley is alike in pronunciation to Marlea, Marley, Marloe, Marlow and Marly. Other suggested similar names are Arley, Birley, Bosley, Burley, Byrley, Carley, Coley, Colley, Conley, Corey, Corley, Corney, Correy, Curley, Dooley, Dorsey, Earley, Farley, Harley, Horsley, Hurley, Jorey, Korey, Korrey (see Kory), Manley, Markey, Marlen, Merle, Merlen, Merrel, Mersey, Moray, Mordy, More, Morell, Morey, Morgen, Moriel, Morrel, Morrell, Morrey, Morry, Morse, Morten, Morty, Morven, Murfey (see Murphy), Muriel, Murrey, Roley, Rorey, Rowley, Sorley, Thorley, Torey, Torrey, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Morley.

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