Overly Family History
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Overly Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place named Overley or Overleigh, as for example Overleigh in Cheshire, named with Old English uferra‘higher’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’, ‘glade’. Americanized spelling of German Oberle, or of Oberley, Overley, topographic names from ober ‘up above’ + Middle Low German leie ‘rock’, ‘stone’, ‘shale’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Overy, Bierly, Over, Overby, Everley, Berry, Byerly, Lovely, Overall