Olley Surname History
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- Olley spelling & pronunciation
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Olley Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Olley may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Olley may be in dispute depending on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Olley Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Olley come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Olley come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
Olley Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Olley were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Olley. Names like Olley change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over generations. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Olley surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
Last names similar to OlleyOlleyas, Ollez, Ollfat, Ollfers, Ollff, Ollffer, Ollfhionach, Ollfhionach MacRotheachta, Ollfinsneachta, Ollfisch, Ollfisch-stamm, Ollford, Ollfred, Ollgaard, Öllgaard, Øllgaard, Ollgard, Ollgeier, Ollgesheimer, Ollghothach
Olley Family Tree
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- Victoria Olley 1920 - 1983
- Charles C Olley 1920 - 1990
- Minnie Olley 1890 - 1981
- Ethel Olley 1887 - 1976
- John J Olley 1914 - 2007
- Harriet Olley 1911 - 2001
- M Quay Olley 1924 - 1994
- Mercy Olley 1892 - 1970
- Richard A Olley 1936 - 2009
- Madeline B Olley 1911 - 2002