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Radway Name Meaning

English: habitational name from various places, for example either of the places named Radway (in Devon and Warwickshire), Reddaway or Roadway (both in Devon), all named from Old English read ‘red’ + waye ‘road’, ‘way’, or from Rodway in Somerset, in which the first element is from Old English rad ‘road’, ‘track’.

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


Similar surnames: Rodway, Bradway, Radley, Broadway, Radney, Gadway, Rada, Ridgeway

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Radway Family Origin

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Radway Family Occupations

What did your Radway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Radway family was Retired Farmer. The most common Radway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Radway's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Radway.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Retired Farmer

    9%

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Radway Historical Records

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Radway Life Expectancy

What is the average Radway lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Radway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Radway in 1962 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

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