Oakley

Oakley - A very unique female name



  Jan 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Oakley, meaning oak clearing, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1996 on position #3640. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Oakley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Oakley? 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 Oakley. The baby girl name Oakley was given to 122 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1327 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 11,584 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Oakley peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 1327.



Famous with this name

Jim Oakley
Anthony Oakley
Sundra Oakley


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Oakley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Oakley is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #85 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,543.

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 Oakley is where you live.


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Oakley origin and meaning

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

Similar to Oakley

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

Ozella / Ozell / Oaklee / Oaklie / Ozelle / Okla /

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.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121327
20111593
20101975
20092379
20082315
20072473
20062890
20053081
20042478
20033194
20023772
20013862
20003455
19993838
19984696
19973944
19963640

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah85
Idaho92
Nebraska328
West Virginia352
Alabama669
Colorado685
Tennessee705
Michigan1162
North Carolina1526
Florida1905
Texas3543

Even more about Oakley


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 Oakley 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Oakley?

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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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Oakley
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 11,584
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1996
2012 births +122

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