Burley - Meaning of Burley
[ 2 syll. bur-ley, bu-rl-ey ] The baby boy name Burley is pronounced as BER-Liy- †. Burley is used chiefly in English and its origin is Old English. Burley is of the meaning wooden fort. Burleigh (English spelling variant) is a form of the name.
Burley is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1901, 0.010% of baby boys were named Burley. Its ranking then was #605. The baby name has since substantially dropped in popularity, and is today of irregular use. Out of all boy names in its group, Burley was nevertheless the most widely used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Burley include Berlee, Berley, Berli, Berly, Birley, Birlie, Birly, Burleigh (English), Barlo, Barloe, Barlow (English), Barlowe (English), Barrlo, Barrloe, Barrlow, Barrlowe, Berlie, Beryl (English and German), Berylo, and Braulee.
† Pronunciation for Burley: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"