Thornley is a boy’s name of British origin and means “thorny meadow.” The meaning behind Thornley might nettle a few potential admirers if you associate the name with someone in your life already. But ultimately, Thornley deserves all of your love. Every rose has its thorns, as the saying goes, and Thornley is no exception. Thorns offer essential protection to many beautiful flowers and plants in the natural world and so, hopefully, a name like Thornley will inspire baby to watch out and care for others in their life.
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