Fly Family History
Fly Name Meaning
English: variant of Flay either a nickname from Middle English fle(gh) flei(gh) flie ‘flea’ (Old English flēah) or a nickname from Middle English fli(gh)e flei(e) fleh(e) ‘fly winged insect’ (Old English flēoge). Danish: topographic name from an unattested word meaning ‘puddle pond’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022