Meaning and Origin of: Olney
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Holly
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Family name origins & meanings:
- English : habitational name from places called Olney in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire. The former is named in Old English as Ollanēg ‘island of a man called Olla’; the latter is from Old English āna ‘one’, ‘single’, ‘solitary’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, with later metathesis of -nl- to -ln-.