Blakely - girls name

Blakely name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 63%

Blakely name meaning:

The name Blakely has English origins and is typically used as a surname. However, it has gained popularity as a given name for both boys and girls in recent years. Blakely is derived from the Old English word "blæc" meaning "black" and "leah" meaning "woodland" or "clearing." Therefore, the name Blakely can be interpreted as "dark clearing" or "dark woodland."

The name Blakely is often associated with qualities such as strength, resilience, and mystery. It evokes a sense of depth and enigma, suggesting a person who possesses a strong and independent nature. Those named Blakely are thought to be highly intuitive, adaptable, and have a strong sense of purpose. The combination of the dark and mysterious elements in the name also adds an air of intrigue and uniqueness to the individual.

Overall, the name Blakely holds a powerful and distinctive meaning, making it an appealing choice for parents seeking a name that conveys strength, individuality, and a touch of intrigue.

Origin: English

From the light meadow; from the dark meadow.


Unisex names

Related names

Blakely , Blakelee, Blakeley , Blakelie

Other girls names beginning with B


Overall UK ranking: 2073 out of 5581

13 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Blakely

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