Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
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Related and similar surnamesBeverley
The Beverly surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
(origin: Local) From the borough of Beverly in Yorkshire, England; from Belvoir, a beautiful prospect, and ley, a place or field. Some say "the lake of beavers," from Beverlac, and so called from the beavers which abounded in the river Hull, near by.