Last name origin & meaning:
English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from either of
two places named Hadley, in Worcestershire and Shropshire, or from
either of two places named Hadleigh, in Essex and Suffolk. The first
is named from the Old English personal name Hadda +
lēah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’; the other three are from
Old English hǣð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + lēah.
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