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Yale Surname Origin
(Origin Welsh). Locality surname derived from the lordship of the same name in Wales. Yale meaning fertile upland or moor
Surname Variations: Yale, Yales
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.
Yale Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Yale family history than the origin of your surname:
A Yale Family History Thought:
'A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.