Dudley
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English
Pronunciation
DUD-lee
Meaning
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Dudley is a locational name and implies that the bearer comes from a place of that name in Worcestershire. The place name Dudley itself comes from the Old English “dudda” which was the term for a heavily built or rotund man, and “leah” which meant a clearing or wood.

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