Shipley Family History
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Shipley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Shirley, Shepley, Chipley, Shelley, Shippey, Ripley, Shippen, Smitley