Of English origin.
Both a masculine and a feminine name.
In Old English “Waverly”, means “quivering aspen”.
Waverly, also spelled Waverley, is a name used in several novels, such as Amy Tan’s “The Joy Luck Club” and Sir Walter Scott’s “Waverley”.
Scott’s novel inspired the name of Greenwich Village’s “Waverly Place”, in New York city.
Alternative forms of the name are Waverlee, Waverley, Waverli.