Last name: THORLEY

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THORLEY : This last name is indexed 24,192 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

THORLEY : English (mainly Staffordshire): habitational name in most cases probably a variant of Thornley although there are places called Thorley (in Hertfordshire and in Lincolnshire) which could have contributed to the surname; these are also named from Old English thorn ‘thorn bush’ + lēah ‘wood woodland clearing’.

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