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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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Padley. 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.

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Padley Historical Records

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