Charley Family History
Charley Name Meaning
Native American (e.g. Navajo): adoption of the English personal name Charley (pet form of Charles ) as a surname. Compare Charlie English (Warwickshire): habitational name from Charley in Leicestershire or Charley Farm in Stanstead Saint Margaret's in Hertfordshire named with Celtic carn ‘cairn pile of stones’ + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. French: from a pet form of the personal name Charles .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022