What does Rowley mean?
Rowley /row-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Rowley is "roughly cleared meadow". Place name.
How popular is Rowley?
Rowley is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#2261 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Rowley for boys. Rowley has not been ranked in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Rowley is alike in pronunciation to Rawley, Rawly, Riley▲, Roley, Rolly and Ryley. Other recommended similar baby names are Rolle, Rowl, Rowney and Royle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rowley.