Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
6,177 Global CAWLEY Family Members
Stay informed about CAWLEY Family events
2 CAWLEY Members Joined
Sunday 11th December
2pm (New York), 7pm (Ire)
Our in-person family gatherings
Ireland's President Higgins family message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
CAWLEY Family HistoryThis name, with variant spellings Cowley and Kewley, has two distinct possible origins, the first being a dialectal variant of the placename Cowley found in Buckinghamshire, Devonshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Cloucestershire and Middlesex. The second element of the name i.e. "ley" derives, in all cases, from the Old English pre 7th Century "leah", a wood or clearing, and the first element "cow" may be either the Old English "cufl", a log or stump; "cu", a cow; or "col", charcoal. Early recordings of the surname from locational sources include Osbert de Couela, (Oxfordshire, 1167) and William de Colley, (Derbyshire, 1327). The second possibility is that the name is a Manx contraction of the Gaelic (Scots and Irish) MacAuley, itself coming from the Old Gaelic personal byname "Amhalghaidy" meaning "like unto a willow withe", or from MacAmhlaibh i...
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Invite more CAWLEY family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the CAWLEY tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest