Hadley Family History
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Hadley Name Meaning
English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from either of two places named Hadley, in Worcestershire and Shropshire, or from either of two places named Hadleigh, in Essex and Suffolk. The first is named from the Old English personal name Hadda + leah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’; the other three are from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + leah.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hanley, Harley, Hawley, Headley, Fadley, Hedley, Halley, Badley