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Badley Family History

Badley Name Meaning

English: variant of Baddeley .

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


Similar surnames: Hadley, Wadley, Barley, Padley, Fadley, Batley, Bailey, Bagley

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Where is the Badley family from?

You can see how Badley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Badley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Badley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 85 Badley families living in Lancashire. This was about 15% of all the recorded Badley's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Badley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Badley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Badley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Badley. 29% of Badley men worked as a General Labourer and 78% of Badley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Badley were Farmer and Unpaid Household Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    29%
  • Builders Labourer
    15%
  • Tailor
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Badley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Badley. 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 Cards

There are 898 military records available for the last name Badley. For the veterans among your Badley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Badley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Badley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Badley in 1945 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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