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Early Origins of the Yeley family

The surname Yeley was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1234 when Jordan le Yelewe held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Yeley family

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Yeley Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Yelley, Yeley, Yello, Yellow, Yellew, Yellewe, Yelleye, Yellowley and many more.

Early Notables of the Yeley family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Yeley family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Yeley (post 1700)

  • J J Yeley (b. 1976), American NASCAR racecar driver

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