Family name origins & meanings
- English : variant spelling of Tilly.
- English : habitational name from Tilley in Shropshire, named from Old English telga ‘branch’, ‘bough’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.
- English : occupational name for a husbandman, Middle English tilie (Old English tilia, a primary derivative of tilian ‘to till or cultivate’).
- English : from the medieval female personal name Tilly, a pet form of Till.