Meaning and name origin
Roley \r(o)-ley\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Roley is "renowned land". Roley is a variant of Roland (Old German): roland is celebrated in French and Italian poetic and romantic sagas as a hero in the service of Charlemagne.
Roley is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#29747 out of 88799, Top 33%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Roley and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Roland (#612), Rollo and Rollie. (2014 statistics).
Roley is also pronounced similarly to Rawley, Riley, Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley, Rowly and Ryley. Other suggested similar baby names are Coley, Rolle, Rorey and Royle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Roley.