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Wholley Family History

Wholley Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Wholey.

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

9,018 Historical Documents with Wholley on Ancestry.com
3,017 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,982 Military Records
389 Immigration Records
2,274 Census and Voter Lists
1,356 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wholley Families

  • Number of Wholley families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wholley families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wholley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wholley census records

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Wholley Family Origin

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Wholley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wholley

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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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Wholley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wholley census records

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Wholley Civil War Service Records

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