Meaning and Origin
What does the name Billey mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
From Old Irish bile, from Proto-Celtic *belyos (“tree”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰolyo- (“leaf”).
- Hie mee cooyl . ― I got behind a tree.
- Hoie eh cha jeeragh as . ― He sat bolt upright.
- My chrieys oo y ny s'creoiey, tuittee ny croiyn. ― If you shake the tree harder the nuts will fall.
- Ren y gleashtan smoashal noi . ― The car crashed into a tree.
- Ta er beealloo yn thie. ― Before the house there are trees.
- Ta rish yn awin. ― There are trees along the river.
- Ta'n ceau e ghuillagyn. ― The tree is shedding its leaves.
Borrowing from English bill or Anglo-Norman bille, from Old French bulle, from Medieval Latin bulla (“seal; sealed document”).
- (law) bill (proposed law)
- Hie yn ny hrooid. ― The bill was passed.
- Hug eh lesh stiagh ayns Y Chiare as Feed. ― He introduced a bill into the Keys.
- (banking) bill