Last name origins & meanings:
- English: probably a variant of Exley or Oxley.
- Americanized spelling of German
Echsle or Öchsle, from a diminutive of Middle High
German ohse ‘ox’, applied as a nickname for someone dealing
with oxen (especially a plowman), or a habitational name for someone
who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an ox.
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