Akeley Family History
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Akeley Name Meaning
North German form of Ageley, from Old High German agaleia ‘columbine’, a plant which was used medicinally in the Middle Ages, or from a female personal name of the same derivation. Possibly English: habitational name from Akely in Buckinghamshire, named from Old English ac ‘oak’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press