Name: Whalley

Origin and Meaning of the Name Whalley

  • Meaning:
    Hill wood; hill clearing
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (WAR lee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Whalley)
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Miscellaneous Info for Whalley

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Whalley is an English surname derived from the Old English elements 'hwealf' (arch; hill) and 'leah' (wood; clearing). It was taken from places with the name Whalley or Whaley in Lancashire and Derbyshire in England.
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