Last name: BUCKLEY

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BUCKLEY : This last name is indexed 305,436 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BUCKLEY : 1: English: habitational name from any of the many places so named most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck male deer’ or bucca ‘he-goat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh in Devon are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.2: English: in Somerset perhaps alternatively a variant of the now extinct Bugley a habitational name from Bugley in Dorset or Wiltshire named from the Old English female personal name Bucge + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.3: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’ a byname meaning ‘cowherd servant’.4: Altered form of German of Büchle or Bücheli variants of Buechel.

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