Padley Family History

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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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In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Padley. 38% of Padley men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Padley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Padley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Padley. For the veterans among your Padley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Padley Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Padley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Padley in 1962 was 84, and 70 in 2004.

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