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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from either of two places called Adderley, in Staffordshire and Shropshire; the former is named with the Old English personal name Ealdrēd + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’, while the latter has as the first element the Old English female personal name Ealdþr̄{dh}.

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