Last name: BECKLEY

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BECKLEY : This last name is indexed 21,120 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BECKLEY : 1: English: habitational name from any of the places so named in Oxfordshire and Sussex from the Old English byname Becca (see Beck 3) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2: English: variant of Bickley.3: Americanized form of South German Bächle (see Baechle) and of its Swiss German cognate Bächli.4: Americanized form of South German Böckle (see Bock) and of its Swiss German cognate Böckli and possibly also of North German Böckler an occupational name for a buckle maker or carrier Middle Low German bokeler. Compare Bakley and Begley.

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