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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Edley

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  • A user from Kenya says the name Edley is of English origin and means "A little prince".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Edley

Jr. Christopher Edley is a professor, lawyer, and academic administration. Jr. was born on January 13th, 1953 in Boston.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Edley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Edley U.S.
  White 54.26% 64.26%
  African American 36.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Edley

People with the last name Edley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Edley

  • How Popular is the name Edley? Edley is the 51,462nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Edley was the 57,781st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Edley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38 babies born with the first name Edley in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Edley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Edley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Edley is Monday, May 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Edley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Edley was in 1920 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Edley: Your name in reverse order is Yelde. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eedyl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Edley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 352 people with the last name Edley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Edley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Edley as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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