Edgley Family History

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Edgley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Shropshire named Edgeley, from Old English edisc ‘enclosed pasture’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Medley, Bagley, Wigley, Midgley, Exley, Hagley, Ridgley, Edge, Adley

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Edgley Family Origin

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Edgley Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Charwoman

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carman

    3%

In 1881, the most common Edgley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Edgley's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Charwoman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edgley. A less common occupation for the Edgley family was Carman.

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Edgley Historical Records

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Edgley Life Expectancy

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