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Yardley Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from any of various places, for example Yardley in the West Midlands, Essex, Northamptonshire, etc., or Yarley in Somerset, named with Old English gerd, gyrd ‘pole’, ‘stick’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. The compound apparently referred to a forest where timber could be gathered.

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

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Yardley Family Origin

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Yardley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yardley family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yardley. The most common Yardley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Yardley's were Farmers.

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Yardley Life Expectancy

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