Meaning and Origin of: Bulley

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : Norman habitational name from any of several places in northern France called Bouillé or Bully, from a Gaulish personal name of uncertain form and meaning + the locative suffix -acum.
  • English : habitational name from Bulleigh in Devon or Bulley in Gloucestershire, both named with Old English bula ‘bull’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.