Gender: Male Meaning of Barley: "grower or seller of barley" Origin of Barley: English

Barley Origin and Meaning

The name Barley is a boy's name of English origin meaning "grower or seller of barley".

A bit too bad-boy (think bars, beer, Harley) for us, as well as being the name of a grain.

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rosebudstar Says:


Unfortunately it might be misread as barely as well. It could go with Harley

Mhill46 Says:


I hate that it Immediately brings Beer to mind. But there's something I like about it.

snowsbeloved Says:


I think of this as a creative, off-the-wall horse name. Cute for the horse but not for the kid.

Zelliew Says:


I know what you mean........Carley is much better

tracyseymour1 Says:


I think of beer, or vegetable soup when I hear this name.