Gidley Family History

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Gidley Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Gidleigh in Devon, so named from an Old English personal name Gydda + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Godley, Ridley, Pixley, Dudley, Iley, Bodley, Willey, Tilley

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Gidley Family Origin

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Gidley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gidley family was Annuitant. The most common Gidley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Gidley's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gidley.

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Gidley Historical Records

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Gidley Life Expectancy

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