Padley Family History
Padley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Padley in Derbyshire or Padley Common in Devon. The place in Derbyshire was named probably with the Old English personal name Padda + leah ‘glade’, ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively, the first element may have been padde ‘toad’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press