Winkley Family History
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Winkley Name Meaning
English: habitational name, perhaps from Winkleigh in Devon, named with an unattested Old English personal name Wineca + leah ‘woodland clearing’. However, the modern surname occurs chiefly in South Yorkshire and Lancashire, which suggests that another, unidentified source may be involved. Americanized form of German Winkele.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Windley, Finkley, Lindley, Bickley, Kirkley, Tinsley, Binkley, Windle