Name for 31st January- Marley

behindthename.com-From a surname which was taken from a place name meaning “pleasant wood” in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was the Jamaican musician Bob Marley (1945-1981).

babynamewizard.com-Like Macy, Marley a cheerfully tough surname that grows up handsomely. But most unlike Macy, which conjures up shopping and Thanksgiving parades, Marley conjures up the Rasta and reggae world of music legend Bob Marley.

Global Popularity (babynamewizard.com)
of the Name Marley
#113 in Canada (Alberta)
#146 in United States
#159 in Canada (British Columbia)
#275 in Scotland
nameberry.com- Opposite in image from the similar-sounding Harley, this name has a soft and gentle, almost feminine aura; also, many might associate it with reggae great Bob Marley or the golden Lab in the bestsellingMarley and Me. A new entry on the boys’ popularity chart that’s also rising rapidly for girls.

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