Talley Family History
Talley Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of Tolley . English (of Norman origin): habitational name from one or more of the places in northern France named Tailly (Somme Ardennes). It is uncertain that this surname survived into modern times. Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh ‘descendant of Taithleach’ a byname or personal name meaning ‘peaceable’. This surname is now very rare in Ireland. Americanized form of an unidentified German surname possibly Tallig: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name similar to Dietrich .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press