Alley Family History
Alley Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Ally Alli as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk 1205) make clear. It may be a pet form of Alexander Alan Alice or Alison or a survival of Old Danish Alli Old Swedish Alle found as Alli in the Domesday Book. In some cases also an altered form of French Hallé (see Halle ) or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Variant of Allee 2 a surname of French origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press