Ely Family History
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Ely Name Meaning
English: habitational name from the cathedral city on an island in the fens north of Cambridge. It is so named from Old English ?l ‘eel’ + ge ‘district’. Probably also an Americanized form of German Eley.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bly, Elm, Ply, Ell, Eley, Els, Eld, Goy, Elk, Eby