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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HOR-SLEE  [key]

Meaning & History

Old English hors ‘horse’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’

"English (Northeastern England): habitational name from any of various places such as Horsley (Derbyshire Gloucestershire) Long Horsley (Northumberland) and Horseley Hills Farm in Wolverley (Worcestershire) probably referring to a place where horses were put out to pasture."
Added 11/22/2023 by anonymous