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TOLLEY Family HistoryThis interesting and unusual name is English. It has at least two possible origins. The first is from the pre 7th century Old Norse-Viking name "Toli", derived from a short form of some compound name such as "Thorleifr". This was composed of the divine name "Thorr", meaning the God of Thunder in Scandinavian mythology and "leifr", a relic. The second possible origin is as a nickname or short form of the famous Greek and Crusader name Bartholomew, meaning 'Having many furrows,' and hence a description for a farmer. This name was introduced into england after the Norman Conquest of 1066...
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