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Fadley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Faddiley, a place in Cheshire, named from an Old English personal name Fad(d)a + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Hadley, Padley, Wadley, Badley, Fawley, Radley, Farley, Manley

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Where is the Fadley family from?

You can see how Fadley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fadley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fadley families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Fadley families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Fadley's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fadley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fadley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fadley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fadley. 30% of Fadley men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Fadley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fadley were Weaver and Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    15%
  • Weaver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • House Keeper
    16%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fadley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fadley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 109 immigration records available for the last name Fadley. 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 309 military records available for the last name Fadley. For the veterans among your Fadley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fadley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Fadley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fadley in 1961 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

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