Midgley Family History
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Midgley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places in West Yorkshire, or minor places in Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘midge glade’, from micg(e) ‘midge’ + leah ‘wood’; ‘clearing’, ‘glade’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ridley, Medley, Wigley, Edgley, Madeley, Bingley, Tingley, Ridgley