Last name: WALMSLEY

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WALMSLEY : This last name is indexed 73,342 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WALMSLEY : English (Lancashire): habitational name from Walmersley in Lancashire or Walmesley in Bolton le Moors (Lancashire). The surnames are distinct in the medieval period because of the presence or absence of -r- but impossible to separate thereafter. The placename is derived from an Old English personal name Waldmēr or Walhmēr + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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