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What does Riddley mean?

Riddley Pronunciation of Riddley as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the name Riddley means "reed meadow". Riddley is a variant form of Ridley (Old English): place name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, reed (meadow)


VARIANTS Ridly, Ridleigh, Ridlea



Riddley Gunnar (R.G.), ..

How popular is Riddley?

Riddley is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#59916 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Ridley (#1744 VIA LATEST LIST) is the only prominent varying form of Riddley (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Adoption of this form of Riddley is well-received today. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ridley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Riddley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Riddley is alike in pronunciation to Radlea, Radlee, Radley, Radly, Redlea, Redley and Redly. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adley, Ainsley, Ardley, Ardsley, Audley, Birkley, Birley, Bradley, Brindley, Buddey, Dudley, Findley, Finley, Finndley (see Finlay), Finnley, Gilley, Gridley, Hadley, Handley, Headley, Hedley, Kiley, Kinsley, Kirkley, Laddey, Lindley, Lindsey, Linley, Paddey, Randey, Randle, Ransley, Rawley, Reilley, Rickey, Ridder, Rider, Ridge, Ridgeley, Ridglea, Ridglee (see Ridgeley), Riley, Ripley, Riply (see Ripley), Rislea (see Risley), Rislee (see Risley), Risley, Risly (see Risley), Ritchey, Rockley, Roddie, Roddy, Rodney, Roley, Rowley, Rudey, Rutley, Ryley, Sedgley, Sidney, Smedley, Teddey, Wadley, Wardley, Wickley, Wiley, Willey and Yardley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Riddley.

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