Chalkley Family History
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Chalkley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from an unidentified place (probably in southern England, where the surname is commonest and where chalk hills abound), apparently named with Old English cealc ‘chalk’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. The source may be Chalkley Farm in Hawkesbury, Gloucestershire, which is recorded from the 12th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Halley, Charnley, Checkley, Walkley, Charley, Shackley, Chumley