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Wetherell Family History

Wetherell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria named Wetheral, from Old English weðer ‘wether’, ‘ram’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Wetherell Families

  • Number of Wetherell families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wetherell families
     76 - 150
     26 - 75
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wetherell families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wetherell Family Origin

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Wetherell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wetherell

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Wetherell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wetherell census records

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Wetherell Civil War Service Records

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