Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
147,188 Global RILEY Family Members
Stay informed about RILEY Family events
24 RILEY Members Joined
Our digital global family gatherings
Wales' First Minister Family Message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
RILEY Family HistoryThis famous surname can be either English or Irish. It is found in both countries in several and overlapping spellings including Riley, Ryley, Reily, Reely and Reilly, as well as the pure Gaelic McReilly, O'Reilly and O'Ralilly. It has two possible and quite distinct origins. In England the surname is usually locational, from the village of Riley Green near Blackburn or possibly Riley Hill, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire. Various publications also mention a place called Riley in Devonshire, but if such a place ever existed, that no longer seems to be the case. The meaning of the name is probably "Rye Farm" from the Olde English pre 7th century "rygh - leah", but other translations are possible such as Reed Farm...
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Paul C Bartlett
Invite more RILEY family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the RILEY tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest