Meaning:Thorny clearing
If floral names aren't your style, but you love the idea of taking inspiration from nature, then give Thornly a go. Considered a variant of Thornley, this Old English boy's name means "thorny clearing." It's made up of the Old English words thornede, meaning "thorn tree," and lēah, meaning "woodland" or "clearing." Its outdoorsy feel will be ideal if baby grows up to love spending time in the fresh air and likes to make their way through rougher terrain.
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