What does Ryley mean?
Ryley [ry-ley] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Ryley) is pronounced RYE-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ryley is "rye clearing". Variant of Riley. Also used for girls, though usually in variant forms like Rylee and Rylie.
Ryley has 1 variant: Ryleigh.
Ryley has 1 more different relation via Riley: Rylee.Creative forms:
(male) Raoulley, Roryley, ..
(female) Rylai, Ryney, .. Middle name pairings:
Ryley Cade (R.C.), ..
How popular is Ryley?
Ryley is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#58999 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Ryley for boys. Ryley was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #906 in the U.S. in 2000, and is currently at #1682. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Below is a charted analysis of the history of Ryley and associated names. Riley (#194 from recent data), Rylee (#1107) and Rylie are the popular varying forms of Ryley (#1682 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Ryley were favored as birth names a decade ago (average #1003) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1245, down 47.5%).
Ryley is pronounced similarly to Ralegh, Rawley, Rawly, Reilley, Reilly, Roley, Rollo, Rolly, Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley and Rowly. Other suggested similar names are Adley, Alley, Arley, Atley, Baley, Bayley, Bryley (see Briley), Byrley, Caley, Coley, Daley, Haley, Hayley, Juley, Kaley, Kayley, Kiley, Lynley, Olley, Paley, Radley, Ramey, Raylen, Redley, Rey▲, Ridley, Ripley, Risley, Rorey, Royle, Rudey, Rutley, Ryden, Ryder▲, Rye, Ryen, Ryker▲, Rylan, Ryne▼ and Wiley▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ryley.See names in meaning and etymology.