Chorley Family History
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Chorley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places, notably those in Lancashire and Cheshire, named Chorley, from Old English ceorla, genitive plural of ceorl ‘peasant’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Corley, Thorley, Charley, Morley, Charnley, Chipley, Chumley, Copley