Pedley Family History

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Pedley Name Meaning

(of Norman origin): nickname for a stealthy person, from Old French pie de leu ‘wolf’s foot’. habitational name from Pedley Barton in East Worlington, Devon, named from an Old English personal name Pidda + Old English leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Medley, Padley, Hedley, Dudley, Badley, Bodley, Webley, Godley, Paley

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Pedley Family Origin

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Pedley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pedley. The most common Pedley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Pedley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pedley family was Grocer.

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Pedley Historical Records

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Pedley Life Expectancy

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