Last name: WOODLEY

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WOODLEY : This last name is indexed 30,485 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WOODLEY : English: from Middle English wodeleie ‘woodland glade or clearing’ (Middle English wode ‘wood’ + leie ‘glade clearing’ Old English wudu + lēah). The surname may be habitational from Woodleigh (Devon) Woodley (Berkshire) or from any of various minor places so named or it may be topographic for a person who lived at or near a woodland clearing.

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