Meaning and Origin of: Thornley
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Thorn tree
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Family name origins & meanings:
- English (mainly Lancashire) : habitational name from Thornley in Lancashire, so named from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.