Other Origin(s):Gaelic, Norse
Meaning:Summer sailor; Summer wanderer; Summer-warrior
For babies who feel like a warm summer breeze and sail through life with their happy personalities, Sorley is a wonderful choice. This masculine name is of Irish origin and means “summer sailor.” It comes from the Gaelic word somhairle, which has the lovely meaning of “summer wanderer” and might inspire your little one to become a globetrotter. As well as having Irish and Gaelic roots, it also comes from the Old Norse word sumarliðr, meaning “summer-warrior,” referring to Vikings who raided during the summer rather than year-round. Sorley is a fitting choice for summer babies with a boisterous nature.
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