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Tadley Family History

Tadley Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hadley, Wadley, Padley, Talley, Tapley, Badley, Radley, Fadley, Adley

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Where is the Tadley family from?

You can see how Tadley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tadley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tadley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Tadley family living in Lincolnshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Tadley's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Tadley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tadley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tadley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Tadley. 100% of Tadley men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 253 census records available for the last name Tadley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tadley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 48 immigration records available for the last name Tadley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 87 military records available for the last name Tadley. For the veterans among your Tadley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tadley lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2002, in the United States, Tadley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Tadley in 1965 was 85, and 71 in 2002.

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