Meaning and Origin of Ackley - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ackley

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Meadow of oaks

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : from any of various places named in Old English as āc lēah ‘oak clearing’. Possible sources include Acle in Norfolk, Aykley in Durham, and Ackley Farm in Powys. Compare Oakley, which has the same origin.
  • Americanized spelling of Swiss German Egli.