Beckley Family History
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Beckley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Kent, Oxfordshire, and Sussex, named Beckley, from the Old English byname Becca (see Beck 4) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’. Altered spelling of the South German and Swiss topographic names Bächle, Bächli (see Bach 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Buckley, Bickley, Checkley, Beckles, Reckley, Beckey, Beeley, Bexley