Dog Names Ending in ly

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Introduction

Names that end in 'ly' may be appreciated for many different reasons. For one thing, they have a bright and lyrical sound that can either resemble an "ee" or a "lie" phonetic. Secondly, to pair with the bright nature of these names, the 'ly' ending may be perfect for those dogs that have a very energetic and happy personality. The lift at the end of the word mimics that of a joyful sound wonderfully.  Whether you like the way that the word sounds, or just the way that it looks written out, finding a name that ends in 'ly' is not a hard thing to do. There are a lot of really unique spellings on classic names available as well as some brand new names that you may never have heard of before!

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Dog Names Ending in 'ly' Considerations

If you are looking to name your dog with a title that ends in 'ly', it may be for the sake of rhyming with another pet's name, or perhaps your own name. There are many, many variations of popular names that have been tweaked so that their spelling works with an 'ly' ending, but there are also quite a few names that naturally end in 'ly' and have really interesting meanings. For instance, the name Bly is from the Native American influence and means "high or carefree". A name such as this would be perfect for a breed of dog that is naturally happy-go-lucky or extremely energetic. 

Another great way to choose a title for your dog may be based on the origin of the name. All words have an origin from a language and a few examples that can be found in this list are Irish, Old English, Latin, and Germanic. Depending on your background or even your dog's background, you may want to choose an 'ly' name that is specific to a certain language. For example, if you have a female German Shepherd puppy, you may choose a name that has a Germanic background such as Tilly, which means "mighty in battle". 

Male Dog Names Ending in 'ly'

Votes Name Vote
6
Olly
A Germanic name meaning "elf warrior; olive tree"
6
Zolly
A Hebrew name that means "peace"
5
Ely
A Hebrew name meaning "my God is Yahweh; height"
5
Rangly
An English name meaning "raven's field"
5
Yarly
An English name meaning "kindling forest"
5
Billy
A Germanic name that means "will, desire; helmet"
4
Ackerly
An English name that means "division of land"
4
Neely
A Celtic name meaning "champion, cloud, passionate"
4
Pauly
A Latin name that means "little, humble"
4
Sly
A Latin name that means "man of the woods"
3
Marcely
A Latin name that means " dedicated to Mars"
3
Marly
An Old Greek name that means "pleasant wood"
2
Farly
An Old Greek name that means "from the bull meadow"
2
Vitaly
A Latin name meaning "vital, of life, life-giving"
2
Wally
An Old Greek name that means "to rule; army, warrior"
2
Lakely
An English name meaning "meadow lake"
2
Quiggly
An Irish name that means "strong"
2
Zurly
An Irish name that is a form of Hurley, which means "of the sea tide"
1
Coakley
An English name meaning "from the charcoal meadow"
1
Oakley
An Old English name meaning "meadow of oak trees"
1
Arly
An Old Greek name meaning "the bowman, the hunter"
0
Denly
An English name that means "valley wood"
0
Greely
An English name meaning "gray meadow"
0
Tully
A Latin name that means "people mighty, living"
-1
Bly
A Native American name that means "high; carefree"
-1
Hurly
An Irish name that means "sea tide"
-1
Rolly
A Germanic name meaning "famous landowner"
-2
Kealy
An Irish name that means "handsome"
-3
Sully
A Celtic name that means "black-eyed"
-3
Maly
A Sanskrit name that means "a ruler; the firstborn"

Female Dog Names Ending in 'ly'

Votes Name Vote
5
Adaly
A Germanic name that means "honorable, noble; ornament, brightness"
5
Dolly
An Old Greek name meaning "gift of god"
5
Lilly
In English it is a flower and in Hebrew it is a name that means "God is perfection"
5
Pearly
An English name for "pearl"
4
Early
An Old English name meaning "before the usual or appointed time"
4
July
A Latin and English word that means "July; Jupiter's child"
4
Cicely
Derived from Latin and meaning "blind"
4
Hadly
An English name that means "field of heather"
2
Gurly
An Australian name that means "willow"
2
Harly
An Old English name meaning "hare clearing"
2
Molly
A Latin name meaning "star of the sea"
2
Nelly
An Old Greek name that means "bright one; shining one"
2
Waverly
Of English origin, this name means "quaking aspen tree"
2
Kaly
A Sanskrit name meaning "black one; force of time"
1
Baily
An Old English name meaning "bailiff; berry wood"
1
Ursely
Derived from Latin origins and meaning "little female bear"
1
Zerdaly
Turkish for "wild apricot"
0
Cally
An Old Greek name that means "beautiful voice; maiden, virgin"
0
Idaly
A Germanic name that means "labor, work"
0
Orly
Hebrew for "light"
0
Zuly
Arabic for "healthy, reliable woman"
-1
Kinsly
An English name meaning "king's meadow"
-1
Rosely
With Latin origins, this name means "rose"
-1
Darly
An English word that is a shortened version of "darling"
-2
Saraly
A variant of the name "Sarahalee"
-2
Tilly
A Germanic name that means "mighty in battle"
-2
Ashly
An Irish name that means "dream; vision"
-3
Farly
An English name that means " from the fern meadow"
-3
Brandily
An English name for "brandy"
-3
Reily
An Old English name that means "rye field"

Community Dogs with a Name ending in 'ly'

Holly
Female
Maltese
Davenport, IA

She was a Christmas gift and I cried when I first held her. When I opened my eyes I saw a holly bush.