Henley

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
21k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Henley

"Henley" is a name of English origin, and it means "High field". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A place name, including:
    1. a town in Oxfordshire, England; see Henley-on-Thames.
    2. a town in Warwickshire, England; see Henley-in-Arden.
    3. a village in Suffolk, England.
    4. a hamlet in Somerset, England.
    5. a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales.
    6. a township in Otago, New Zealand.
    7. an unincorporated community in Missouri, USA, derived from the surname.
    8. an unincorporated community in Ohio, USA, derived from the surname.

Notable Persons With the Name Henley

Henley Gray is a leading human. Henley was born on January 12th, 1933 in Rome, Georgia.

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Henley Grose-Smith was a notable individual. Henley was born in 1933. He breathed his last breath in 1911.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Henley

Don Henley is a rock music, pop rock, country rock, and soft rock singing, lyricist, and record producer. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Guitar, Drum Workshop, Paiste, Remo, Regaltip, Latin Percussion (company), Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Gibson Guitar Corporation, Takamine, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1970. Don was given the name Donald Hugh Henley on July 22nd, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas, United States.

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Georgie Henley is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Georgie was given the name Georgina Helen Henley on July 9th, 1995 in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England.

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Elmer Wayne Henley is a criminal.

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William Ernest L. Henley was a writer. His career lasted from 1870 to 1903. William was born on August 23rd, 1849 in Gloucester, England. He left this life on July 11th, 1903.

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Barry Shabaka Henley is an actor. He was most prominent from 1988 to present. Barry was given the name Barry Joseph Henley on September 15th, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Stormi Henley is a singing and model (people). She holds the title Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2009, Miss Teen USA 2009, and Miss Tennessee Teen USA. Stormi was given the name Stormi Bree Henley on June 12th, 1990 in Crossville, Tennessee.

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How popular is the baby name Henley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1915 10 0 10
1917 6 0 6
1918 7 0 7
1919 7 0 7
1922 8 0 8
1923 5 0 5
1924 9 0 9
1926 6 0 6
1929 9 0 9
1930 6 0 6
1932 8 0 8
1933 9 0 9
1934 6 0 6
1935 5 0 5
1939 5 0 5
1940 9 0 9
1941 6 0 6
1944 5 0 5
1946 8 0 8
1947 5 0 5
1948 10 0 10
1949 6 0 6
1951 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1961 5 0 5
1963 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1986 5 0 5
1987 5 0 5
1991 12 5 7
1992 5 0 5
1993 7 0 7
1994 13 7 6
1995 7 7 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 19 10 9
1998 19 12 7
1999 17 11 6
2000 11 11 0
2001 18 13 5
2002 20 15 5
2003 23 15 8
2004 41 21 20
2005 38 25 13
2006 49 37 12
2007 36 28 8
2008 53 39 14
2009 82 61 21
2010 153 108 45
2011 177 135 42
2012 232 179 53
2013 397 319 78
2014 671 590 81
2015 661 557 104

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Popularity of Henley as a first name

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Popularity of Henley as a last name

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Common last names for Henley

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Henley U.S.
  White 70.00% 64.26%
  African American 24.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Henley

People with the last name Henley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Henley

  • How Popular is the name Henley? Henley is the 5,100th most popular name of all time. As a last name Henley was the 1,717th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Henley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,973 babies born with the first name Henley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Henley to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Henley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Henley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Henley is Monday, March 1st, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Henley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Henley was in 2014 with a total of 590 babies.
  • Random Henley Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Henley ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Henley: Your name in reverse order is Yelneh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neehly. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Henley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,934 people with the last name Henley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Henley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Henley as their last name.

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What does the name Henley mean?

His for hug, give one today!

Eis for expert, in your chosen career

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Lis for luster, your shine.

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.