First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Meadow of deer
First name variations: Buckminster, Buck, Bucky, Buckner, Bucklee, Buckleigh, Buckly, Buclie, Buklee, Buclea, Buckli, Bucklie
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name from any of the many places so
named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck’, ‘male
deer’ or bucca ‘he-goat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old
English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.
- English: possibly a variant of Bulkley, from the local
- Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó
Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning
‘cowherd’, ‘servant’, ‘boy’.
- Altered spelling of German
Büchler (see Buechler), or of Büchle, a
variant of Buechel.
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