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Hadley Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from either of two places named Hadley, in Worcestershire and Shropshire, or from either of two places named Hadleigh, in Essex and Suffolk. The first is named from the Old English personal name Hadda + leah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’; the other three are from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + leah.

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


Similar surnames: Hanley, Harley, Hawley, Headley, Fadley, Hedley, Halley, Badley

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Hadley Family Origin

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Hadley Family Occupations

What did your Hadley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hadley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hadley. The most common Hadley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hadley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Hadley Historical Records

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Hadley Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Hadley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hadley in 1941 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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