Meaning and Origin of: Wadley
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Middle English : A ford
- English : Ford meadow
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Family name origins & meanings:
- English : habitational name from a place in Berkshire named Wadley, from Old English wād ‘woad’ or the personal name Wada + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Wadley in Northumberland, which has the same derivation, appears not to have contributed significantly to the modern surname.