Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HUKS-lee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of a town in Cheshire. The final element is Old English leah "woodland, clearing", while the first element might be hux "insult, scorn". A famous bearer was the British author Aldous Huxley (1894-1963).

Related Names

Given Name DescendantHuxley(English)


Entry updated November 16, 2019