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Radway Name Meaning

English: habitational name from various places, for example either of the places named Radway (in Devon and Warwickshire), Reddaway or Roadway (both in Devon), all named from Old English read ‘red’ + waye ‘road’, ‘way’, or from Rodway in Somerset, in which the first element is from Old English rad ‘road’, ‘track’.

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


Similar surnames: Rodway, Bradway, Radley, Broadway, Radney, Gadway, Rada, Ridgeway

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Radway Family Origin

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Radway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Railway Lab

    12%
  • Brewer And Farmer 240 Acres Employing 7 Lab And 3 Boys

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Radway family was Brewer And Farmer 240 Acres Employing 7 Lab And 3 Boys. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Railway Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Radway. The most common Radway occupation in the UK was Farmer. 15% of Radway's were Farmers.

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Radway Historical Records

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Radway Life Expectancy

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