Last name: HOCKLEY

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HOCKLEY : This last name is indexed 21,349 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOCKLEY : English (Essex and London):: 1: habitational name from Hockley (Essex) or occasionally from any of various places in Warwickshire called Hockley from the Old English personal name Hocca or Old English hocc ‘hock mallow’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2: variant of Oakley with prosthetic H-.3: perhaps a variant of Ockley with prosthetic H- probably a habitational name from Ockley (Surrey) or Ockley Common in Peper Harow (Surrey) though no definite evidence has yet been found of a medieval surname from either placename which probably derive from the Old English personal name Occa + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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