Last name: LEY

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LEY : This last name is indexed 162,138 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LEY : 1: English: variant of Lee.2: German: from a medieval personal name Eloy from Latin Eligius (see Eligio) a Christian saint's name.3: German (Rhineland): topographic name from Middle High German leie ‘rock stone slate’ or a habitational name from any of several places called with this word. Compare Leier.4: German: metonymic occupational name for a slater from Middle High German leie ‘slate’.5: French: habitational name from Ley in Moselle.6: French (Alsace): of German origin (see above).

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