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Girl Names Ending with -ly

Ly ending baby names and what they mean, with 128 results. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (ADOPTION OF 3.48%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 1.56%, DOWN 55%), with names like Lesly becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy girl names in this list are Blakely (#250), Waverly (#977), Heavenly (#937), Nathaly (#1020) and Lily (#31), while Maly (TOP 8%) and Caverly (14%) are familiar -ly surnames. Here is the list of -ly names for boys.

-ly names

Ally - Brandily | Brily - Corly | Daly - Hally | Harly - Lally | Lally - Neely | Neely - Tally | Tally - Waverly

Ally - Brandily


Var. of Alberta. Stems fr. Old English word. "Noble, bright." Aily is also a slightly prominent kid's name. See also Alya.

Form of Alexandra. Origin fr. Greek element. "Man's defender." Ally (compare Angelly, Illy) is a common -lly suffix surname. See also Arly.

Form of Alice. Root fr. Old German word. "Noble, exalted." Usage of Ally as a children's name in 2018 was down 14.5% compared to a year ago. See also Alvy.

Var. of Alison. Stems fr. Old German element. "Noble, exalted." Used widely as a birth name, Ally is similar to the popular Alaya.

Var. of Allie. .. Actress Ally Walker. Ally was popular with parents in 1998 and has become less conventional, with Ally becoming less trendy. See also Ayla.

Amelia and variants

Milly, Amaly
Var. of Amelia. Stems fr. Latin, Old German elements. "Rival, eager work." Milly occurs frequently (TOP 100%) as a last name.

Amberly and variants

Amberly1, var. Amberly2, Amberely
.. Or a variant of Amber with .. Amberly and Amberely became more trendy in 2018, rising on average +51 positions as girls' names with Amberly leading the rise.

Araceli and variants

Aricelly1, Aracely
Var. of Araceli. Derivative of Latin language. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Aracely is generally used as a baby name among the forms of Araceli.


Var. of Aurelia. Root fr. Latin. "Golden." Arely is rare as a female name. See also Ariel.

Var. of Arcelia. Root fr. Spanish element. "Treasure chest." Not Top 2000 name. See also Aricela.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ly names: Ally, Amberly, Aracely, Arely, Arly

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ly names: Ashely, Ashly, Baily, Beverly, Billy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ly names: Blakely, Milly


Form of Arlene. .. Possibly feminine form of Arlen, from .. Cross-gender use. Not widespread. Arly is not listed in the US Census.

Ashley and variants

Ashly, Ashely
Forms of Ashley. Derived fr. Old English element. "Ash meadow." Usage of Ashely and Ashly as children's names has dwindled circa 1990.

Bailey and variants

Bayly, Baily, Bailly
Forms of Bailey. From Old English language. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Bailly and Bayly are more uncommon as children's names among the versions of Bailey.

Var. of Bentley. Derived fr. Old English language. "Meadow of bent grass." Also used for boys. Not that common as a children's name, Bently is used more commonly as a last name.

Beverly and variants

Beverly, var. Verly, Bevverly
Stems fr. Old English. "Beaver stream or meadow." Beverly is found commonly (TOP 2%) as a last name.


Var. of Billie. From Old English language. .. Now a feminine name, a short .. Gender-neutral name. Usage of Billy as a girls' name has fallen off since 1930-1939.

Willy, Billy2
Var. of Wilhelmina. Root fr. Old German element. "Determined protector." Billy is prevalent as a birth name compared to Willy.


Var. of Blake. Based on Old English word. "Black, dark; pale." Also a boys' name. Blakely has risen in popularity as a baby name since 1880-1889.

Form of Bradley. Stems fr. Old English language. "Broad meadow." Not in Top 2000. Cross-gender use.

Form of Brandy. From English language. The name of the distilled wine .. Not in Top 2000. See also Brandolyn.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ly names for girls.

1. Ally - Brandily
Alberta [Ally], Alexandra [Ally], Alice [Ally], Alison [Ally], Allie [Ally], Amelia [Milly, ..], Amberly [Amberly, ..], Araceli [Aricelly, ..], Aurelia [Arely], Arcelia [Aricelly], Arlene [Arly], Ashley [Ashly, ..], Bailey [Bayly, ..], Bentley [Bently], Beverly [Verly, ..], Billie [Billy], Wilhelmina [Willy, ..], Blake [Blakely], Bradley [Bradly], Brandy [Brandily]

Briley [Bryly, ..], Calandra [Cally], Calantha [Cally], Calista [Kally, ..], Callie [Kaly, ..], Kallista [Kally, ..], Carol [Caroly, ..], Caroline [Carly], Carla [Carly], Carly [Karly], Charlotte [Karly, ..], Cecilia [Sisely, ..], Cecily [Cilly, ..], Charla [Charly], Charlie [Charly], Cicely [Cecily], Colleen [Colly], Columba [Colly], Coral [Coraly], Corliss [Corly]

Dale [Daly], Adeline [Delly], Adelaide [Delly], Dolly, Dorothy [Dolly], Eileen [Eily], Ellen [Nelly, ..], Ellie [Elly], Helen [Nelly, ..], Ella [Elly], Eleanor [Nelly, ..], Emily [Milly, ..], Fernley [Fernly], Gilberte [Gilly], Gillian [Gilly], Gilly, Griselda [Griselly, ..], Hadley [Hedly, ..], Hayley [Hally, ..], Haralda [Hally]

Harley [Harly], Heaven [Heavenly], Halleli [Hilly], Hilary [Hilly], Holly, Janelle [Janely], Jill [Jilly], Joelle [Joely, ..], Jolie [Joly, ..], Julie [Jully, ..], Kallie [Kally], Kalila [Kaly], Karla [Karly], Keely [Keighly, ..], Kelly, Kempley [Kemply], Kylie [Keyely], Kimberly [Kymbrely, ..], Laila [Laily], Eulalia [Lally]

Lalage [Lally], Lallie [Lally], Leslie [Lesly], Lillian [Lily, ..], Lily [Lilly], Elizabeth [Lily], Laura [Lolly], Esmeralda [Lolly], Magali [Magaly], Melinda [Mally], Millicent [Milly, ..], Melanie [Melly], Melissa [Milly, ..], Merry [Merrily], Mildred [Milly], Camilla [Milly], Mary [Polly, ..], Molly, Natalie [Nathaly, ..], Cornelia [Nelly, ..]

Neila [Neely], Nelly, Nerola [Neroly], Paula [Polly, ..], Philippa [Philly], Polly, Riley [Reilly], Rosalie [Rozely], Sally, Sarah [Sarely, ..], Shanelle [Shanilly, ..], Sharlene [Sharly], Rochelle [Shelly], Rachel [Shelly], Shelley [Shelly], Shirley [Shirly, ..], Sicily [Sicilly], Tallulah [Tally], Tally, Thalia [Tally]

Talicia [Tally], Matilda [Tilly], Tilda [Tilly], Truth [Truly], Tully, Valentina [Vally], Wallis [Wally], Waverly

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