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Wheless Family History

Wheless Name Meaning
Reduced form of English Wheelhouse. Compare Wheeless.

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

21,942 Historical Documents with Wheless on Ancestry.com
4,627 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,005 Military Records
205 Immigration Records
2,379 Census and Voter Lists
13,726 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wheless Families

  • Number of Wheless families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wheless families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wheless last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wheless census records

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Wheless Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Wheless families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Wheless Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wheless families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wheless

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Wheless Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wheless census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Wheless ancestors, such as occupation.

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Wheless Civil War Service Records

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