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Wheatley Family History

Wheatley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

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Name Distribution of Wheatley Families

  • Number of Wheatley families
     102 - 201
     35 - 101
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wheatley families
     557 - 1,111
     186 - 556
     1 - 185
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wheatley families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wheatley census records

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Wheatley Family Origin

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Wheatley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wheatley

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Wheatley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wheatley census records

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Wheatley Civil War Service Records

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