Atherley Family History
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Atherley Name Meaning
English (Midlands and Lancashire): topographic name for someone living ‘at the clearing or meadow’, Middle English ater lee (from Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’). Compare Atlee. This name is also well established in Barbados.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Adderley, Wheeley, Akeley, Thorley, Gateley, Brierley, Thornley