Farley Family History
Farley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named Farley, of which there are examples in Berkshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, and Staffordshire, from Old English as fearn ‘fern’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. See also Farleigh, Fairley, Fairlie. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghaile (see Farrelly).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press