Meaning and Origin of: Bartley

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Furrow

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from Bartley in Hampshire, or from Bartley Green in the West Midlands, both of which are named with Old English be(o)rc ‘birch’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’; compare Barclay.
  • Americanized spelling of German (Swabian) Bartle and the Swiss cognate Bartli.
  • The surname Bartley was brought to VA from Northumberland in 1724.