Dwelley Family History

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Dwelley Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English dwele ‘foolish’, ‘erring’, ‘heretical’, from an Old English dweollic, from dwelian, dweolian, dwolian ‘to err’.

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


Similar surnames: Willey, Gulley, Pulley, Wesley, Denley, Webley, Deller, Dilley

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Dwelley Family Origin

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Dwelley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dwelley family was Carpenter. The most common Dwelley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Dwelley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dwelley.

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Dwelley Historical Records

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Dwelley Life Expectancy

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