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What does Rawley mean?

Rawley Pronunciation of Rawley [raw-ley] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Rawley) has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Rawley is "roe deer's meadow". Rawley is a version of Raleigh (Old English).

Associated with: old english, deer, meadow.


Rawley has 3 variants: Ralegh, Rawleigh and Rawly.

Creative forms:
(male) Ralley, Ranley, ..

(female) Rawber, Rawla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rawley Daylen (R.D.), ..

How popular is Rawley?

Rawley is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#20382 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Raleigh (#1893 from recent data) is the only popular related form of Rawley (not ranked). Other forms, like Rawly, are uncommon. This form of Rawley reached the peak of its popularity 115 years ago (#463) and is now much less common, with Raleigh becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raleigh in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rawley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rawley is pronounced similarly to Reilley, Reilly, Riley, Roley, Rolly, Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley, Rowly, Rylee and Ryley. Other recommended names are Bailey, Baley, Baxley, Bayley, Brawley, Cailey, Caley, Carley, Dailey, Daley, Dawley, Earley, Farley, Hadley, Hagley, Hailey, Haley, Halley, Hanley, Harley, Hawley, Hawly, Hayley, Kaley, Kayley, Lawler, Lawrey, Manley, Marley, Oakley, Paley, Radlea (see Radley), Radlee, Radley, Radly, Ramey, Ramsey, Ramzey, Randey, Ransley, Raul, Raylen, Redley, Ridley, Ripley, Risley, Rolle, Rowl, Rowney, Royle, Rutley, Wadley, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rawley.

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