Beley Family History
Beley Name Meaning
English: most probably a variant of Beeley . Ukrainian: nickname from beley ‘cockchafer grub’ figuratively ‘imbecile dummy’. Americanized form of Rusyn (from Slovakia) Slovak and Slovenian Belej: nickname for a fair-haired or pale-skinned man derived from an adjective meaning ‘white light fair’ (see Belay ). As a Rusyn name it may alternatively be of the same origin as the Ukrainian name above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022