Last name: PASHLEY

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PASHLEY : This last name is indexed 14,985 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PASHLEY : English:: 1: nickname from Old French passe lewe ‘cross the water’ probably used for a seafarer or sailor. Compare Parslow. The name was sometimes treated like a Norman habitational name by adding the preposition de although no such placename has been identified in Normandy or neighboring regions.2: habitational name from Pashley in the parish of Ticehurst Sussex. The placename is from Old English Pæcces + lēah ‘Pæcca's wood or clearing’. A district of Eastbourne Sussex bearing this name derives it from the surname; a family called Pashley had moved there from Ticehurst by the later part of the 13th century.

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