Farley Family History
Farley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Farley of which there are examples in Berkshire Derbyshire Hampshire Kent Somerset Gloucestershire Staffordshire Surrey Wiltshire Shropshire and Sussex. From Old English fearn ‘fern’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. See also Farleigh Fairley Fairlie . Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghaile (see Farrelly ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022