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Boy Names Ending with -lie

Lie ending baby names and what they mean, with 76 results. -lie names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in the 1900s (USAGE OF 2.24%) and have become significantly less common since (USAGE 0.12%, DOWN 95%), with names like Hallie becoming less in vogue. Emslie (TOP 33%) and Dillie (29%) are common -lie last names. Here is the list of -lie names for girls.

-lie names

Acklie - Blakelie | Bradlie - Elie | Elie - Kenlie | Kingslie - Wylie

Acklie - Blakelie

Var. of Ackerley. Derived fr. Old English word. "Oak meadow." Unconventional, but Acklie is comparable to popular -ie last names Andrie (UPPER 42%), Angie (56%). See also Ashlie.

Aynslie, Ainslie1
Var. of Ainsley. Derivative of Old English word. "Only hermitage wood or clearing." Ainslie and Aynslie are uncommon given names, and Ainslie appears often (TOP 15%) as a surname.

Anslie, Ainslie2
Var. of Ansley. Derived fr. Old English element. "Hermitage field." Alslie and Atslie are creative forms.


Form of Alan. Stems fr. Old German element. "Precious." Usage of Allie for boys has trended downward since the 1880s. Also a girls' name.

Form of Albert. Based on Old English element. "Noble, bright." Also used for girls. Somewhat irregularly used as a children's name, Allie is found more conventionally as a surname.

Var. of Alexander. From Greek language. "Man's defender, warrior." Somewhat popular as a boys' name, Allie is similar to the popular Ali. Cross-gender use.


Form of Arley. Derived fr. Old English word. "Hare meadow." Arlie has trended downward in popularity as a name for boys circa 1900-1909. Gender-neutral name.

Ashlie, Ashelie
Forms of Ashley. Root fr. Old English language. "Ash meadow." Rare. Ashelie and Ashlie are not listed in the US Census.

Baillie, Bailie
Forms of Bailey. Source fr. Old English word. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Bailie and Baillie are atypical male names.

Berklie, Barklie1
Var. of Barclay. Based on Scottish, Old English elements. "Birch tree meadow." Unusual, with the -ie suffix for Barklie, Berklie, like Benjie, Byrdie.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -lie names: Allie, Arlie, Billie, Willie

Form of Berkeley. Root fr. Old English language. "The birch tree meadow." Barklie is rarely used as a baby name.

Form of Basil. Derivative of Greek language. "Royal, kingly." Uncommon. Basilie, like Branlie, ends with the androgynous-sounding -ie. Cross-gender use.

Form of Baxley. Derived fr. Middle English. "Baker's meadow." Unusual, with the androgynous-sounding -ie ending for Baxlie, like Birkie. See also Bailie.

Var. of Beasley. Root fr. Old English word. "Meadow of peas." Outside Top 2000. See also Baxlie.

Form of Bentley. Derivative of Old English element. "Bent grass meadow." Bentli is a moderately common boys' name.

Var. of Beverly. Origin fr. Old English language. "Beaver stream." Gender-neutral name. Only rarely used as a children's name.

William and variants

Willie, Billie1
Var. of William. Derivative of Old German. "Determined protector." Willie was among 2018's Top names.


Form of Bill. Origin fr. English word. Nickname for William, used occasionally as .. Somewhat popular as a baby name, Billie is similar to the common Willie. Gender-neutral name.

Var. of Birley. Origin fr. Old English language. "Meadow with the cow byre." Unusual. Birlie (compare Braulie) uses the androgynous -ie suffix. See also Berle.

Form of Blakely. Derived fr. Old English element. "Dark meadow; pale meadow." Not regularly used as a birth name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -lie names for boys.

1. Acklie - Blakelie
Ackerley [Acklie], Ainsley [Aynslie, Ainslie], Ansley [Anslie, Ainslie], Alan [Allie], Albert [Allie], Alexander [Allie], Arley [Arlie], Ashley [Ashlie, Ashelie], Bailey [Bailie, Baillie], Barclay [Berklie, Barklie], Berkeley [Barklie], Basil [Basilie], Baxley [Baxlie], Beasley [Beaslie], Bentley [Bentlie], Beverly [Beverlie], William [Willie, Billie], Bill [Billie], Birley [Birlie], Blakely [Blakelie]

Bradley [Bradlie], Branley [Branlie], Brand [Brantlie], Brawley [Brawlie, Braulie], Briley [Brilie], Brockley [Brocklie], Bromley [Broomlie], Burleigh [Burlie], Chalkley [Chalklie], Charles [Charlie], Charlie, Chesley [Cheslie], Coakley [Cokelie], Colley [Collie], Crosley [Crosslie], Denley [Denlie], Dunley [Dunlie], Earl [Earlie], Early [Erlie, Earlie], Elijah [Elie]

Eleazar [Elie], Elias [Ilie, Elie], Eli [Elie], Everley [Everlie], Farley [Farlie, Fairlie], Finlay [Finlie, Finnlie, Findlie], Gill [Ghillie], Gridley [Gridlie], Grimsley [Grimslie], Haley [Hallie], Harley [Harlie], Henley [Henlie], Hercules [Herculie], Hernley [Hernlie], Hilary [Hillie], Hockley [Hocklie], Horsley [Horslie], Ilias [Ilie], Keeley [Keelie], Kenley [Kenlie]

Kingsley [Kinslie, Kingslie], Kirkley [Kirklie], Knightley [Knightlie], Leslie, Oliver [Ollie], Paul [Paulie], Roland [Rollie], Saul [Sollie], Solomon [Sollie], Townsend [Townlie], Tully [Tullie], Wallace [Wallie], Willie, Willis [Willie], Wiley [Wylie], Wylie

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