Huntley Family History
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Huntley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire, so named from Old English hunta ‘hunter’ (perhaps a byname (see Hunt) + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’). Scottish: habitational name from a lost place called Huntlie in Berwickshire (Borders), with the same etymology as in 1. Huntly in Aberdeenshire was named for a medieval Earl of Huntly (who took his title from the Borders place); it is not the source of the surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hunsley, Hartley, Heatley, Hughley, Huxley, Utley, Dunkley, Hansley