Hartley Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various places so called. Several, in particular those in Hampshire, Kent, and Devon, are named from Old English heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. One in Northumberland has as the second element Old English hlaw ‘hill’, and one in Cumbria contains Old English cla ‘claw’, in the sense of a tongue of land between two streams, + probably heard ‘hard’. The surname is widely distributed, but most common in Yorkshire, where it arose from a place near Haworth, West Yorkshire, also named with Old English heorot + leah. As a Scottish name, it comes from the Cumbrian Hartley (see forebears note). Irish: shortened Anglicized form of or surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó hArtghaile ‘descendant of Artghal’, a personal name composed of the elements Art ‘bear’, ‘hero’ + gal ‘valor’.

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List of People with Surname Hartley

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 9,263 people with the surname Hartley. Among these people surnamed Hartley, there are nearly 1,152 unique names, with an average of 8 people having the same name. Lisa Hartley, Linda Hartley and Gary Hartley are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Hartley, with 69, 60 and 59 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that Florida has the highest number of people surnamed Hartley, with a total of 871 people, and there are a total of 486 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hartley, with a total of 652 people and an average of 413 unique names.