Graley Family History
Graley Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): variant of Greasley a habitational name from any of the places so called in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire or a nickname either from Old French greslet ‘marked as by hail’ i.e. pitted or pock-marked or Old French greslet gresli grailet ‘thin slim’. Possibly an Americanized form of German Greulich . Irish: variant of Greally from Mag Raoghallaigh ‘son of Raoghallach’ a variant of Raghailleach; compare O'Reilly .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press