Beverly or Beverley is a given name and surname. It is derived from an English surname, which was in turn taken from the place name Beverley. The place name derives from Old English, combining befer (beaver) and leah (clearing).
Is Beverly a girl name?
Beverly as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Beverly), is pronounced BEV-er-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beverly is “beaver stream or meadow”.
What is Bev short for man?
Bev is a unisex given name, usually a short form (hypocorism) of Beverly or Beverley.
Is Beverly a biblical name?
Beverly is baby girl name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is English. Beverly name meanings is Beaver field. Other similar sounding names can be Beverley.
When did Beverly become a woman’s name?
Beverly Origin and Meaning
More commonly a masculine name in the 19th century, it began to be used for girls in the early 1900s, reaching #14 ion the popular names list in 1937.
Is Beverley a nice name?
Overall, Beverly is an oldie but goodie. Many think it hasn’t aged well, and I don’t completely disagree, yet in my opinion, it has aged properly and still remains a damn nice one. Some nicknames for Beverly: Bev, Bevvie, Lee, etc… I’d personally go by Lee, if my name were Beverly.