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Eardley Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): habitational name from Eardley Hall in Audley Stafforshire.

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


Similar surnames: Yardley, Hartley, Barley, Radley, Padley, Farley, Badley, Fadley

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Where is the Eardley family from?

You can see how Eardley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eardley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Eardley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 25 Eardley families living in New Jersey. This was about 17% of all the recorded Eardley's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Eardley families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eardley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eardley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eardley. 19% of Eardley men worked as a Salesman and 22% of Eardley women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eardley were Farmer and Bookkeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
    22%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Telephone Operator
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Eardley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Eardley lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Eardley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eardley in 1954 was 49, and 94 in 2004.

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