Meaning and Origin of: Fairley
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Distant meadow
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Scottish : habitational name from one of several places named from Old English fæger ‘beautiful’ or fearn ‘fern’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Black associates the name in this spelling particularly with the barony of Fairley or Fairlie near Largs in Ayrshire.