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Meaning and Origin of: Atlee

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : From the meadow

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : topographic name for someone whose dwelling was ‘by the clearing or meadow’, Middle English atte lee. The word lea or lee (Old English lēah) originally meant ‘wood’, thence ‘clearing in a wood’, and, by the Middle English period, ‘grassy meadow’.
  • This is the name of a family that was prominent in Lancaster, PA, in the 18th century.