Edgley Family History

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Edgley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Shropshire named Edgeley, from Old English edisc ‘enclosed pasture’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Medley, Bagley, Wigley, Midgley, Exley, Hagley, Ridgley, Edge, Adley

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Edgley Family Origin

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Edgley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Sailor

    20%
  • Son

    20%

In 1881, the most common Edgley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Edgley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edgley family was Son. Farmer and Sailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Edgley.

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Edgley Historical Records

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Edgley Life Expectancy

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