Last name: OXLEY

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OXLEY : This last name is indexed 55,715 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

OXLEY : 1: English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Ox Lee in Hepworth (Yorkshire) or from other places called Oxley such as that in Staffordshire. The placenames derive from Old English oxa ‘ox’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2: Possibly also an Americanized form of South German Öchsle (see Oechsle). Compare Axley.

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