Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names

Barclay

Barclay comes from a Scottish surname via a locational name for someone who came from a place called Barclay. The name itself comes from English Berkeley meaning “birch wood” or “birch clearing”, made up from Old English elements beorc (birch) and lēah (wood, clearing)

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Berkeley (English)
  • Barkley (English)

 

 

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