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What does Thornly mean?

Thornly Pronunciation of Thornly as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Thornly means "thorny meadow". Thornly is a variant form of Thornley (Old English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Tho-, -ly, old english, meadow


VARIANTS Thornleigh, Thornlea



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How popular is Thornly?

Thornly is a rare given name for men. Thornly is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Thornly has not made it into the list so far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thornly name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thornly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Charly, Farnly (see Farnley), Hernly, Horsly (see Horsley), Moorly, Morly, Thandy, Thobey, Thoby, Thole, Thonus, Thor, Thorald, Thoreau, Thorian, Thorin, Thorkel (see Torquil), Thorley, Thorn, Thorne, Thornton, Thorold, Thorp, Thorpe, Thorvald, Thurl, Thurle, Tiarney, Tierney, Toney, Tony, Torald, Torey, Toril, Torrey, Torry, Tory and Townly (see Townsend). These names tend to be more frequently used than Thornly.

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