Fawley Family History
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Fawley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named Fawley, in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hampshire. The first is probably so named from Old English as fealu ‘fallow’ (probably used in the sense ‘fallow deer’) + leah ‘woodland clearing’, while the last two are from either Old English fealu ‘fallow-colored’ or fealg ‘plowed land’ + leah.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hawley, Farley, Fadley, Bowley, Barley, Lawley, Marley, Manley