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The Anglo-Saxon name Farleigh comes from the family having resided in Farley which was in several counties including Berkshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, and Staffordshire. The surname Farleigh is an habitation name, which form a broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. Farley was originally derived from a pre-existing name for a town, village, parish, or farmstead.

Farleigh Early Origins



The surname Farleigh was first found in Somerset where the first record of the family was Adam Farlegh who was listed there during the reign of Edward III. The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Jacob de Farlegh in Wiltshire and Hugh de Farleye in Suffolk. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Farleigh Spelling Variations


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Farleigh Spelling Variations



Farleigh has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Farley, Farleigh and others.

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Farleigh Early History


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Farleigh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Farleigh research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1182 and 1332 are included under the topic Early Farleigh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Farleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Farleigh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Farleigh In Ireland


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Farleigh In Ireland



Some of the Farleigh family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Farleigh Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Farleigh, aged 21, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Farleigh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Farleigh Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 29 June 2016 at 11:35.

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