Stapley Family History
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Stapley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Stapeley in Cheshire or Stapely in Hampshire, so named from Old English stapol ‘post’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. The reference may have been to a place where timber was got for posts.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Stanley, Tapley, Staple, Shepley, Shipley, Studley, Stapler, Apley