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Padley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Padley in Derbyshire or Padley Common in Devon. The place in Derbyshire was named probably with the Old English personal name Padda + leah ‘glade’, ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively, the first element may have been padde ‘toad’.

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


Similar surnames: Pedley, Hadley, Fadley, Wadley, Badley, Radley, Paley, Pawley, Manley

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Padley Family Origin

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Padley Family Occupations

What did your Padley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Padley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Padley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Padley family was Lodging House Keeper. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Padley.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    2%

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

Padley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Padley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Padley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Padley. For the veterans among your Padley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Padley Life Expectancy

What is the average Padley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Padley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Padley in 1962 was 84, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Padley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Padley 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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