Whitley - Meaning of Whitley

What does Whitley mean?

[ 2 syll. w-hi-tley, wh-itl-ey ] The baby girl name Whitley is pronounced WIHTLiy- †. Whitley is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Whitley means 'white meadow'. It is derived from hwit meaning 'white' ; leah 'wood, clearing, meadow'. The first name is from the surname, which is itself of an Old English place name.

Whitley is a widely used name; it has 22 variants. Variants of the name include Whit, Whitely, Whitlea, Whitlee, Whitlei, Whitleigh, Whitli, Whitlia, Whitlie, Whitly, Whitlya, Whittley, Whytlea, Whytlee, Whytlei, Whytleigh, Whytley, Whytli, Whytlie, Whytly, Whytlya, and Witlee.

See also the related form, Keitley (English).

See also the related categories, wood (forest), english, and meadow.

Whitley is an all-time favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not as much as it was previously. At the modest height of its usage in 1988, 0.026% of baby girls were named Whitley. It had a ranking of #446 then. The baby name has markedly dropped in popularity since then, and is in recent times of only irregular use. In 2018, it ranked at #997 with a usage of 0.014%, but it was nevertheless the most popular within all girl names in its family.

Baby names that sound like Whitley include Whitlee, Whitleigh, Whitli, Whitlie, Whitly, Whittley, Witlee, Waddell, Whitely, Whitlei, and Wadell.

† Pronunciation for Whitley: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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