Last name: SMALLEY

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SMALLEY : This last name is indexed 53,484 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SMALLEY : English (Lancashire): habitational name chiefly from Smalley in Balderston near Blackburn (Lancashire) but occasionally from Smalley (Derbyshire) and perhaps also from Smalley in Stanley (Yorkshire). The placenames derive from Old English smæl ‘narrow thin’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. In Scots pronunciation the surname developed to Smellie Smillie and Smiley.

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