Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. BAD-ə-lee
Other Forms FormsBadley
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Contributor Contrib.Nifty_Name_Nerd on 8/19/2017
From place names in both Suffolk and Staffordshire derived from an Old English personal name, 'Badda,' possibly meaning "battle" and lee or leah for a "woodland clearing," therefore meaning someone from "Badda's woodland clearing."