hartleyfamily.uk The surname 'HARTLEY' appears to have its origins in the British Isles and Ireland, but it is also found across the world, in particular; New Zealand, Australia,
the United States, Canada, Spain, Switzerland, France and Belgium. 

Fact: more HARTLEYs [per million] are found in parts of New Zealand,
and in Yorkshire, England, than anywhere else in the world.

Who are the HARTLEYs ?
When and where did the surname originate ? 
  Why the surname HARTLEY ? What does it mean ?
 Is it derived from a place name ? or from something else ?
Are all HARTLEYs related to one-another ?

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Disclaimer: The information on this website about the Origins and History of the surname HARTLEY should not be read as hard facts, but, as is often the case in science, as a model in constant evolution based on the present knowledge and understanding [of the author]. Wherever historical evidence hasn't provided irrefutable answers, hartleyfamilyorguk has attempted to provide the most likely and logical hypothesis based on archeological, historical and linguistic evidence. These pages are being updated regularly to keep up with recent and ongoing studies, giving additional insights or rectifying possibly erroneous theories.
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