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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Laurel crown

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (chiefly West Midlands) : habitational name from Lawley in Shropshire, named in Old English as ‘Lafa’s wood’, from a personal name Lāfa (from lāf ‘remnant’, ‘survivor’) + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’.

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