Early-attested site in the Parish of Elmore
- Farenleye 12 Glouc
- Farneleye 12 Glouc
- Farnlee, Farnley(e) 1221 Ass c.1250 GlR 1354 Ch
- Fareleya, Fareley(e) 12–1282 Glouc
- Farelehe, Fareley(e), Fareleigh 1248 Ass c.1250 GlR 1638 FF
- -End 1830 M
'Glade or clearing overgrown with fern', v. fearn , lēah . Loss of -n - in other examples of this compound is frequent (Phonol. § 37b ).