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What does Waverley mean?

Waverley Pronunciation of Waverley [wa-ver-ley] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Waverley) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Waverley is "meadow of quivering aspens". Place name. Literary: Sir Walter Scott's historical novels (19th century) were known as the "Waverley novels".

Associated with: old english, meadow, 19th century.


Waverley has 2 variants: Waverlee and Waverley.

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Middle name pairings:
Waverley Alvin (W.A.), ..

How popular is Waverley?

Waverley is an uncommon first name for males. Waverley is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Waverley has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Waverley is alike in pronunciation to Everley and Everly. Other suggested similar names are Ackerley, Averey, Beverlea (see Beverly), Beverley, Beverly, Carley, Earley, Eberley, Farley, Farrley (see Farley), Harley, Laverne, Marley, Somerley, Taverner, Wadley, Wakelea (see Wakeley), Wakeley, Wakely, Wardley, Warley, Weatherley, Webley, Wesley, Westerley, Wetherley and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Waverley.

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