Eardley Family History

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Eardley Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): habitational name, probably from a place called Ardley in Oxfordshire, named in Old English as ‘the clearing (leeah) of Eardwulf’.

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

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

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Eardley Family Origin

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Eardley Family Occupations

What did your Eardley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eardley family was Bookkeeper. Potter, Pottery and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eardley. The most common Eardley occupation in the USA was Potter. 17% of Eardley's were Potters.

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  • Potter

  • Pottery

  • Laborer

  • Bookkeeper


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Eardley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eardley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eardley 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

There are 642 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 Card

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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Eardley Life Expectancy

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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