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TypeSurname (from location)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.RIE-lee
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Meaning & History

From the name of the town of Ryley in Lancashire, derived from Old English ryge "rye" and leah "clearing".

Related Names

VariantRyley
Same SpellingRiley (2)
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute