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Staley 1
Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. STAY-lee
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Other Forms FormsStallard

Meaning & History

Byname from Middle English staley "resolute, reliable", a reduced form of Stallard.
Added 9/25/2015 by anonymous
Edited 12/21/2021 by Sofia and Marusero

Staley 2
Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Belgian

Meaning & History

From Old French estalee "fish trap", hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, or topographic name for someone who lived near where fish traps were set.
Added 11/14/2017 by anonymous
Edited 2/6/2020 by Mike C and Marusero