Burnley Family History
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Burnley Name Meaning
English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Burnley in Lancashire, so named with the Old English river name Brun (from brun ‘brown’ or burna ‘stream’) + leah ‘woodland clearing’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Burley, Burney, Bursley, Barley, Durley, Buckley, Hurley, Bulley