Adderley Family History

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Adderley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Adderley, in Staffordshire and Shropshire; the former is named with the Old English personal name Ealdred + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’, while the latter has as the first element the Old English female personal name Ealdþr¯{dh}.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Audley, Madeley, Atherley, Akeley, Durley, Darley, Brierley, Audrey

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Adderley Family Origin

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Adderley Family Occupations

What did your Adderley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Dock Labourer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adderley. A less common occupation for the Adderley family was Iron Moulder. The most common Adderley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Adderley's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Dock Labourer

  • Grocer

  • Iron Moulder


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adderley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Adderley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Adderley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adderley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Adderley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 924 military records available for the last name Adderley. For the veterans among your Adderley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adderley Life Expectancy

What is the average Adderley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Adderley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Adderley in 1961 was 44, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adderley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adderley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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