Meaning:Birch tree meadow
This modern respelling of Barclay is one adorable 'ley'-ending name! Barkley has British and Scottish roots and translates to "birch tree meadow." According to folklore, birch trees are said to symbolize new beginnings, good fortune, and hope, making it a beautiful first gift to baby. Barkley is also a total no-brainer for hoops fans and was made famous by American basketballer Charles Barkley. Even if your munchkin shows no aptitude for sports, you can expect them to find their passion and unleash their inner superstar! If Barkley doesn't sound quite right, try out Barklie, Barklay, and Berkeley, as in the Californian university.
Famous People Named Barkley
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- Charles BarkleyBasketball Player
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