Buckley Surname Origin
(Locality). Derived from the manor of Bulkeley, in the County Palatine of Chester, England. A corruption of Bullock-ley, the bullock-field or pasture.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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