Last name: TILLEY

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TILLEY : This last name is indexed 87,273 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TILLEY : 1: English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tilly-sur-Seulles (Calvados) or Tilly (Eure) France.2: English: habitational name from Tyley in Wotton under Edge (Gloucestershire) Tiley in Minterne Magna (Dorset) or Tilley (Shropshire). The Gloucestershire and Dorset placenames derive from Old English tigel ‘tile’ + lēah ‘wood woodland clearing’. The Shropshire placename derives from an uncertain first element + Old English lēah.3: English: occupational name from Middle English tilie ‘one who tills the land a husbandman’. Compare Tiller.4: English: from a possible diminutive of the Middle English female personal name Till a pet form of Matilda.5: Irish: variant of Tully.

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