Holley Family History
Holley Name Meaning
English:: nickname from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + eie egh(e) ‘eye’ (Old English hol + ēage) perhaps a nickname for someone with a missing eye. topographic name for someone who lived by a ‘clearing in a hollow’ from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + lei(e) ‘woodland clearing’. singular variant of Hollis .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022