Fairley Family History
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Fairley Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from one of several places named from Old English fæger ‘beautiful’ or fearn ‘fern’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Black associates the name in this spelling particularly with the barony of Fairley or Fairlie near Largs in Ayrshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Farley, Fairey, Barley, Fadley, Varley, Darley, Gailey, Fawley