The name Blakesley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "dark wolf's wood or clearing". Blakesley and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Dark and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favourite!".
From the experts:
Blakesley is the name of a village in England, also sometimes found as a surname along with Blakely and Blakeley, turned into a first name for their daughter by reality stars Trista and Ryan Sutter. Blakesley joins other -ley ending names -- Hadley, Finley -- as one of the most popular forms of unisex names with a girlish spin.