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Langley is a surname, often a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English lang (meaning ‘long’) + lēah (meaning ‘wood’ or ‘glade’).
was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and pioneer of aviation. He graduated from Boston Latin School, was an assistant in the Harvard College Observatory, then became chair of mathematics at the United States Naval Academy. In 1867, he became the director of the Allegheny Observatory and a professor of astronomy at the Western University of Pennsylvania, now known as the University of Pittsburgh, a post he kept until 1891 even while he became the third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1887. Langley was the founder of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
Langley Name also appears in following Origin(s): Shakespearean, French, English, Norse
Baby boy name meaning From The Long Meadow
Long Wood/clearing in American. Langley also named in French, Anglo, Australian, English, British for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Langley. What does the name Langley mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Langley. History of name and famous personality with Langley will help to update our database and other website users.
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