Bierly Family History
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Bierly Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Bierley, from Old English burh ‘fortified place’ (genitive byrh) + leah ‘woodland clearing’. German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bero ‘bear’, or a topographic name from a variant of Middle High German birling ‘hay barn’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Berry, Bier, Berley, Bierl, Overly, Byerly, Bielby, Brierley, Biehl