What does Volney mean?
Volney [vol-ney] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Volney is "spirit of the folk".
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How popular is Volney?
Volney is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#112967 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Volney for boys. Volney entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #929 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Suggested similar names are Adley, Algey, Alley, Atley, Baley, Blaney, Bodey, Burney, Carney, Chalney (see Chaney), Chaney, Cheney, Cobey, Codey▼, Colbey, Coley, Colley, Coney, Conley, Corney, Correy, Cortney, Courey, Coxey, Dabney, Denney, Dooley, Dorsey▼, Fortney, Gilbey, Gilley, Hewney, Hobey, Jodey, Joey▼, Jorey, Karney, Kelbey, Kelley, Kenney, Kinney, Korey▼, Korrey (see Kory), Morey, Morrey, Paley, Pitney, Rodney▼, Roley, Romney, Rooney, Rorey, Rowley, Rowney, Ryley, Sidney▼, Stoney, Sunney, Sydney▼, Tanney, Tobey, Tommey, Toney, Torrey▼, Vale, Valen, Valery, Vallen, Veltry, Verney, Villem, Volker, Von, Welbey (see Welby) and Wiley▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Volney.See names in meaning and etymology.