Iley Family History
Iley Name Meaning
English (Durham): habitational name from Brent Eleigh or Monks Eleigh in Suffolk or perhaps from Illey in Worcestershire. The Suffolk placename derives from an Old English personal name Illa (genitive Illan) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Worcestershire placename derives from the Old English personal name Hilla or Illa + lēah. Alternatively the name may be a variant of Ely . Perhaps an Americanized form of German Ihle .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022