Tarpley Family History
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Tarpley Name Meaning
Possibly a habitational name from Tarporley in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book (1086) as Torpelei and in 1281 as Thorperlegh, possibly from an unattested Old English word thorpere ‘peasant’, ‘cottager’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tapley, Carley, Barley, Bartley, Tansley, Farley, Darley, Apley