Pedley Family History

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Pedley Name Meaning

(of Norman origin): nickname for a stealthy person, from Old French pie de leu ‘wolf’s foot’. habitational name from Pedley Barton in East Worlington, Devon, named from an Old English personal name Pidda + Old English leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Medley, Padley, Hedley, Dudley, Badley, Bodley, Webley, Godley, Paley

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Pedley Family Origin

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Pedley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Brick Mason

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pedley. A less common occupation for the Pedley family was Laborer. The most common Pedley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Pedley's were Farmers.

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Pedley Historical Records

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Pedley Life Expectancy

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