Last name: CALVERLEY

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All you have to know about the last name CALVERLEY

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CALVERLEY : This last name is indexed 25,509 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CALVERLEY : English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Calverley in Yorkshire named with Old English calfra (genitive plural of calf ‘calf’) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively in some instances the name may be a variant of the habitational name Calveley from a place so called in Cheshire (with the same meaning as above) or from Calverleigh in Devon meaning ‘the clearing of the bare wood’ (Old English calu ‘bare bald’ + wudu ‘wood’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’).

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