Gravely Family History
Gravely Name Meaning
English (Surrey and Sussex): habitational name from Graveley in Hertfordshire Gravelye in Lindfield (Sussex) or Gravely in Cambridgeshire. The first and second are from Old English grāf(a) or grǣfe ‘grove copse’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’ and the third is either from the same elements or is more likely from Old English græf ‘pit trench’ + lēah.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022