Hawksley Family History
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Hawksley Name Meaning
English: topographic name from Middle English hauk, hauek ‘hawk’ + ley(e) ‘open country’, ‘grassland’, ‘field’, or a habitational name from Hawkesley Hall in King’s Norton, Worcestershire, named from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’, ‘clearing’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hawley, Hansley, Mawdsley, Hanley, Harley, Hensley, Akeley, Ansley