Gender: Female Meaning of Mosley: "peat bog or mouse clearing" Origin of Mosley: English place name and surname

Mosley Origin and Meaning

The name Mosley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "peat bog or mouse clearing".

Mosley, former best known as the surname of author Walter, has been put in play as a first name for girls by football great Peyton Manning, who used the name for his twin daughter, sister of Marshall. Alternate spellings are Moseley and Mosely and the first syllable rhymes with Rose.

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RoddyThlayli Says:


This name makes me think of the word mosey. Like, "let's go Mosley up the street".

peaseblossom Says:


Not unlike naming your daughter Mussolini.

iipostmvh Says:


How is this a girl's name? It's barely a boy name, since it's traditionally a surname.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Me too.

indiefendi2 Says:


I thought this was a boy's name when I saw it.

CocoWhite Says:


Moze is a cute nickname possibility.