Last name: POOLEY

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POOLEY : This last name is indexed 33,851 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

POOLEY : 1: English: from Middle English pol(e) ‘pool pond’ + hei(i) ‘enclosure’ (Old English pōl + (ge)hæg) or perhaps from pol(e) + ei ‘island habitable land among marshes’ (Old English ēg). The name may be topographic for someone who lived near an enclosure by a pool or low-lying land or habitational from a place so named such as Pooley (now Hunt's Hall) in Pebmarsh (Essex) or Polly Shaw in Eynsford (Kent).2: English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Poilley (Manche).3: English: variant of Pulley an ethnic name from Middle English Poille Poyle Apuelle which are representations of Apulia (Italy) and denote someone from there; Pulleis denotes ‘man of Apulia’.

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