Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. ROley, ROWley [key]
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 2/15/2013
Anglo Saxon Name- locational, comes from several places in England such as in Devonshire, Yorkshire, County Durham and Staffordshire. It means ' rough wood or clearing', from the Old English 'run' meaning rough and 'leah', meaning clearing in a wood.