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Kedgeley Family History

Kedgeley Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Keighley, Keeley, Edgley, Keigley, Kegley, Medley, Seeley, Begley

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Where is the Kedgeley family from?

You can see how Kedgeley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedgeley family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Kedgeley family living in Essex. This was 100% of all the recorded Kedgeley's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Kedgeley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedgeley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedgeley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kedgeley. 100% of Kedgeley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 69 census records available for the last name Kedgeley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedgeley 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 immigration records available for the last name Kedgeley. 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 4 military records available for the last name Kedgeley. For the veterans among your Kedgeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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