Checkley Family History
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Checkley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Checkley, in Cheshire, Herefordshire, and Staffordshire. The first is named from an Old English personal name Ceaddica + leah ‘woodland clearing’; the other two have the same second element, combined with an Old English personal name Ceacca or Old English ceacce ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hockley, Chesley, Beckley, Chalkley, Shockley, Whelpley, Heatley