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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Linley

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Alt. Meaning

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons Named Linley

Linley Frame is a swimmer. Linley was born on November 12th, 1971 in Melbourne.

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Linley Hamilton is a jazz, pop, and rock musician. He plays Trumpet, flugel horn, and Flugelhorn. Linley was born on March 17th, 1965 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Linley

Cody Linley is an actor, singer, rapper, and dancer. He has been prominent since 1994. Cody was given the name Cody Martin Linley on November 20th, 1989 in Lewisville, Texas.

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She holds the title Miss England 2010 and Miss England2010. Jessica was born on March 28th, 1989 in Reading, Berkshire.

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Elizabeth was born on September 7th, 1754. She left this life on June 28th, 1792.

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Thomas was born on May 7th, 1756 in Bath, Somerset. Thomas is also known as Linley the Younger and Thomas. He died on August 5th, 1778.

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Mary was born in 1758. She breathed her last breath in 1787.

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Samuel Linley was a baroque music and classical music oboist, singer, royal navy, and midshipman. He plays Oboe and voice. His ongoing career started in 1774. Samuel was born in 1760. He passed away in 1778.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 7 0 7
1919 7 0 7
1920 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1926 5 0 5
1928 5 0 5
1930 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1941 5 0 5
1942 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1949 8 0 8
1952 5 5 0
1962 12 7 5
1963 5 5 0
1965 6 0 6
1969 7 7 0
1974 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 7 7 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 11 11 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 43 43 0
1989 33 33 0
1990 20 20 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 9 9 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 13 13 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 26 26 0
2006 37 37 0
2007 24 24 0
2008 39 39 0
2009 50 50 0
2010 54 54 0
2011 58 58 0
2012 72 72 0
2013 85 85 0
2014 75 75 0
2015 83 83 0
2016 75 75 0
2017 76 76 0

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Popularity of Linley as a first name

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Popularity of Linley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Linley U.S.
  White 79.76% 64.26%
  African American 16.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Linley

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

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Fun Facts about the name Linley

  • How Popular is the name Linley? Linley is the 9,367th most popular name of all time. As a last name Linley was the 30,799th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Linley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,201 babies born with the first name Linley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Linley to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Linley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Linley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Linley is Friday, January 31st, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Linley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Linley was in 2013 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Linley Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Linley is not a popular baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Linley: Your name in reverse order is Yelnil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yenill. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Linley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 756 people with the last name Linley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Linley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Linley as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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