Hanley Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of O’Hanley, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁinle ‘descendant of Áinle’, a personal name meaning ‘champion’. This is the name of a ruling family in Connacht; it is now common in southern Ireland. English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Handley in Cheshire, Derbyshire. Northamptonshire, and Dorset and Hanley in Staffordshire and Worcestershire, all from Old English hean, the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of heah ‘high’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, or from Handley Farm in Clayhanger, Devon, which is named from Old English han ‘(boundary) stone’ + leah.

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List of People with Surname Hanley

As far as we found, there are a total of 5,044 people with the surname Hanley. Among these people surnamed Hanley, there are around 697 different names, with an average of 7 people sharing the same name. Susan Hanley, Mark Hanley and Charles Hanley are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hanley, with 60, 58 and 55 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that New York has the greatest number of people surnamed Hanley, with a total of 553 people, and there are a total of 283 different names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hanley, with a total of 456 people and an average of 266 different names.