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Wheeldon Family History

Wheeldon Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Wheeldon, from Old English hweol ‘wheel’ (referring perhaps to a rounded shape) + dun ‘hill’, or from Whielden in Buckinghamshire, which is named with hweol + denu ‘valley’.

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

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1,341 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wheeldon Families

  • Number of Wheeldon families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wheeldon families
     272 - 542
     91 - 271
     1 - 90
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wheeldon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wheeldon Family Origin

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Wheeldon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wheeldon

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Wheeldon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Wheeldon Civil War Service Records

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