home > boy names > burley

Burley - Meaning of Burley

What does Burley mean?

Meaning of the name BurleyBurleigh

[ 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 2016.

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), Braulee, and Brauley.

† 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)"

Meaning of Burley Meaning of Burleigh
Baby Name Explorer for Burley

Burley Popularity Charts

Variant Popularity Chart 
for Burley 
in 2016
Popularity Trend 
for Burley 
from 1900 to 2016
Variant Popularity Trend 
for Burley 
from 1900 to 2016
blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name

Copyright © 2009-2017 Baby Names Pedia. All rights reserved.