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Recorded in the spellings of Fawley, Fawly, Fowley and Frawley, this is a medieval English surname. It is locational from various places called Fawley in the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Herefordshire and Berkshire. There are three possible meanings. Those places called Fawley in Hampshire and Herefordshire derive from the old English pre 7th Century world "filithe", meaning a hay field, with "leah", a clearing in a forest, whilst Fawley in Buckinghamshire has for its first element the old English word "fealg", meaning fallow land, although quite why a place should be (apparently) permanent fallow land is not logical. Fawley in Berkshire has the word "felam" as its prefix, which possibly denotes a forest frequented by fallow deer...

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