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Re: Meaning of the surname FOLLEY
Posted by: Debra (ID *****3668) Date: November 09, 2002 at 09:14:41
In Reply to: Meaning of the surname FOLLEY by Steve Treadwell of 111

Dear Steve- A man who was from Scotland told me that the pronunciation of the surname Follett in his country was
'Fo-lay'. Very similar to Folley don't you think? The Follett surname (with many variations on spellings) has been traced back to Normandy and possibly Odo Foliot, half-brother of William the Conqueror. I don't know if there is any connection with the Folley surname, but I guess it wouldn't hurt to check into it. Happy Hunting!

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