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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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Edgley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Boat Builder

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

In 1880, the most common Edgley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Edgley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edgley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Boat Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edgley.

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Edgley Historical Records

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Edgley Life Expectancy

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