What does Paley mean?
(male) Peley, Poley, ..
(female) Pala, Palia, .. Middle name pairings:
Paley Davis (P.D.), ..
How popular is Paley?
Paley is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#17122 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Pablo (#393 from recent data), Paolo, Paul (#200), Paulo and Pavel are the prominent related forms of Paley (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Paley was more pronounced among parents during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 1.3%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1%, ▼88.4%), with the form Paul becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Paley is pronounced similarly to Pali, Pelayo and Peleh. Other suggested similar names are Alley, Arley, Bailey▼, Baley, Baxley, Bayley, Cacey, Cailey, Caley, Carey▼, Carley, Casey▼, Coley, Dacey, Dahey, Dailey, Daley, Davey, Dawley, Earley, Farley, Garey, Hailey, Haley, Halley, Halsey, Hanley, Harley▼, Hawley, Hayley, Jacey, Jamey▼, Juley, Kacey, Kaley, Kasey▼, Kayley, Kealey, Kiley, Macey, Manley, Marley▲, Maxey, Oakley▲, Olley, Pace, Packey, Paddy, Paden, Page, Paget, Paisley, Pall, Palmer, Parrey, Parry, Paten, Patsy▼, Patty, Pazel, Peale, Penley, Ramey, Rawley, Riley, Roley, Ryley, Sealey, Tavey, Wadley, Warley and Wiley▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Paley.