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Meaning and Origin of: Hurley

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Sea tide

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Irish : variant of Herlihy.
  • Irish (Munster) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUrthuile ‘descendant of Urthuile’.
  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile, ‘descendant of Murthuile’ (see Murley).
  • English : habitational name from places in Berkshire and Warwickshire so named from Old English hyrne ‘corner’, ‘bend’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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