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From either Old English græf (pit, trench) or grāf (grove, thicket) + lēah (woodland clearing, glade).

Proper nounEdit

Graveley (countable and uncountable, plural Graveleys)

  1. A village and civil parish in Huntingdonshire district, Cambridgeshire, England (OS grid ref TL2464).
  2. A village and civil parish in North Hertfordshire district, Hertfordshire, England (OS grid ref TL232278).
  3. A habitational surname from Old English.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Graveley is the 82044th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 230 individuals. Graveley is most common among White (70.0%), Hispanic/Latino (18.7%) and Black/African American (10.0%) individuals.

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