Wadley Family History
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Wadley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Berkshire named Wadley, from Old English wad ‘woad’ or the personal name Wada + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Wadley in Northumberland, which has the same derivation, appears not to have contributed significantly to the modern surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Fadley, Padley, Badley, Hadley, Radley, Manley, Batley, Dudley