Meaning and Origin of: Bartley

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Furrow

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.