Meaning and Origin of: Beardsley

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Beard, wood

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : possibly a variant of Bardsley, or alternatively a habitational name from an unidentified place (possibly in Nottinghamshire, where the surname is particularly common).
  • William Beardsley, mason, came to New England in 1635 from London aboard the Planter.