Henley - A very unique male name

  Apr 21,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Henley, meaning high meadow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 2010 on position #2970. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Henley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Henley? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Henley. The baby boy name Henley was given to 12 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2793 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 136,755 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Henley peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 2793.

Famous with this name

Georgie Henley
Barry Shabaka Henley
Alice Henley

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Henley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Henley is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #719 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #967.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Henley is where you live.

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Henley origin and meaning

Henley is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means high meadow. To see famous people named Henley, pop culture references for the name Henley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Henley

We've found the following names that sound similar to Henley, sorted by popularity.

Haniel / Hanley /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

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Even more about Henley

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Henley a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Henley?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Name Henley
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 136,755
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 2010
2012 births +12

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