Ackley Family History
Ackley Name Meaning
English: from any of various places named in Old English as ac leah ‘oak clearing’. Possible sources include Acle in Norfolk, Aykley in Durham, and Ackley Farm in Powys. Compare Oakley, which has the same origin. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Egli.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press