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Gender: Male Meaning of Buckley: "meadow of the deer" Origin of Buckley: English

The name Buckley is a boy's name of English origin meaning "meadow of the deer". Buckley and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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Mama's boy.

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Famous People Named Buckley

Buckley Harold Belanger, Canadian politician
Tate Buckley Donovan, American actor
William F. Buckley, American author
Tim Buckley, American singer
Jeff Buckley, American singer, son of Tim Buckley
Brendan Buckley, American drummer

Pop Culture References for the name Buckley

Buckley Salmon, character in book/film "The Lovely Bones"
Buckley Voorhees, boy character in the series "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
The Buckley School, prestigious private school (K-12) in Los Angeles, Ca.


rosebudstar Says:


reminds me of the medicine

brianerose Says:


Yes, this description rankles me as well... What is the point, Nameberry?

Hailey Says:


Seriously! I don't even get what they were trying to say in this description.

Addie88 Says:


What is with all th snarky, unprofessional name descriptions?

MaryKathryn Says:


I read an amazing book in which the main character's name was Buckley, but I still don't like the name. Whenever I hear the name I think about an overly "country" boy covered in camo and owns a massive toyota truck.