Last name: HURLEY

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HURLEY : This last name is indexed 113,542 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HURLEY : 1: English: habitational name from any of the three places called Hurley (Somerset Warwickshire Berkshire). The Warwickshire and Berkshire placenames derive from Old English hyrne ‘angle corner’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Somerset placename for a minor place near Crowcombe may have the same origin but this cannot be certain due to a lack of medieval forms.2: Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUrthuile ‘descendant of Urthuile’ a personal name possibly meaning ‘great flood’.3: Irish: variant of Herlihy.4: Irish: variant of Murley 1.

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