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Meaning of Burley

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The name Burley has the following meaning:

A cup bearer or butler. Also means "knots in wood". From fort in the clearing. Also has the meaning of "lives at the castle's meadow" in English. Variant of Burleigh.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Burley is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Burley in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Burley is pronounced as bur-lee


Burley originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Burley and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Burley: Boys - Britton, Bud, Burleigh, Case, Coy, Dart, Ellsworth, Ernest, Ezell, Felton, General, Guss, Hoke, Irl, Irwin, Jefferson, Jerrell, Jett, Lawyer, Layton, Lemon, Girls - Alvina, Arvilla, Delise, Fannie, Fanny, Fleta, Fonda, Heather, Jalyn, Janelle, Jaycee, Jazmyne, Leeann, Liana, Lorri, Marilyn, Maryellen, Melinda, Nautica, Queen, Serenity, Both genders - Aubrey, Broderick, Cassidy, Dorothy, Gay, Hunter, Infant, Larry, Lisa, London, Merritt, Paisley, Shelby, Tracy, Tyler


Popular Variants for the name Burley:
The name Burley is itself a variant of Burleigh


We think the name Burley should fall under the following style category: The Wild West.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Burley to be: An energetic and charming man

In one word, you might describe Burley as a(n) "energetic" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Burley (or its variants) are:

Scott Burley, born on 2 January, a famous athlete. Scott Burley's background: An American football offensive lineman for the Washington Redskins and played college football for the Maryland Terrapins at the University of Maryland.

Nick Burley, born on 17 May, a famous athlete. Nick Burley's background: An American boxer from 1890 until 1907.
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