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Burley is also a type of tobacco grown for cigarettes.
This name is probably given in reference to the adjective burly, meaning "stout, sturdy."
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A variant of Burleigh, an Old English place-name meaning "meadow with knotty-trunk trees".
Or the name Burley is composed of two Saxon words 'burgh', meaning "fortified palace" + leah "meadow."
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W. J. Burley, British crime writer.
Burley Mitchell, Jr. former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Walter Burley Griffin, American architect and landscape architect. Hebest known for his role in designing Canberra, Australia's capital city. Lake Burley Griffin, which is in central Canberra was named in his honor.
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