Darnley \d(a)-rn-ley, dar-nley\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Darnley is "grassy meadow". Place name. Darnel is a type of grass. Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, was the second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, and father of James VI of Scotland and I of England.
Baby names that sound like Darnley are Darnel, Darnell, Darneil, Darnall and Thornley. Other similar baby names are Farnley, Daryle, Denley, Dunley, Dunnley, Fernley, Farnly, Farnlee, Farnlea and Hernley.