Hockley Family History
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Hockley Name Meaning
English (mainly Essex): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex and West Midlands. The former is so called from the Old English personal name Hocca or hocc ‘mallow’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’; the latter from the personal name Hucca + hlaw ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lockley, Checkley, Howley, Shockley, Horsley, Hooley, Stockley