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Meaning & History
This surname may be:
A variant of Finley
A respelling of Fähnle, a South German occupational name for an ensign bearer, which originates from a diminutive of Middle High German van(e)
meaning "flag, banner" (from Old High German fano
An English surname meaning "marsh clearing" from Old English fen
meaning "fen, marsh, moor" and leah
meaning "clearing, grove."