Meaning:Of barley; Wild boar meadow
Barley is a boy's name of Old English origin, from bærlic, meaning “of barley.” Barley may also come from the Old English words bār and leah, meaning “wild boar meadow.” This delightfully rustic appellation became a surname for those living on or near meadows of barley who perhaps also grew and sold the grain. One of the key ingredients in western craft beer is barley, giving baby a head-start if they wish to open their own brewery one day. Regardless of baby’s aspirations, Barley is a wholesome, down-to-earth title with a wealth of history to back its charm.
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