The name Tenley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "burnt clearing". Tenley is ranked #746 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Alternatives to Bailey and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".
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This name is currently best known on The Bachelorette's Tenley Molzahn. In the 1950s, it was attached to the Olympic figure skating champion Tenley Albright, and Jessica Biel played a Tenley in the movie Summer Catch. For our part, even with its trendy "ley" ending we think there are far better options.