Last name: MEDLEY

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MEDLEY : This last name is indexed 27,468 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MEDLEY : English: variant of Methley a habitational name from Methley (Yorkshire). The placename may derive from Old English middel ‘middle’ replaced by the Old Norse cognate methal + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’ or ēg ‘island’ or from Old English mǣth ‘mowing the cutting of grass or corn’ + lēah. Topography suggests that Old English middel + ēg is the most likely origin.

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