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Oakley

Oakley Meaning and Origin

The name Oakley is a unisex name meaning “oak tree” and is of English origin. The name Oakley is derived from the Old English words “ac” (meaning “oak tree”) and “leah” (meaning “clearing” or “meadow”). Thus, Oakley essentially signifies a meadow or clearing where oak trees grow. Oakley can be used as both a surname and a given name. As a surname, it often indicates that a person’s ancestors lived near or owned land with oak trees. In recent years, Oakley has been gaining popularity as a given name. It has a trendy and modern feel while still maintaining a connection to nature. It has become more commonly used for boys, but it is still used for girls as well.

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