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Wainwright Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): occupational name for a maker of carts or wagons, Middle English waynwright (see Wayne + Wright).

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


Similar surnames: Cartwright, Arkwright, Boatwright, Wheelwright, Wright, Wainright

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Wainwright Family Origin

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Wainwright Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wainwright. A less common occupation for the Wainwright family was Carpenter. The most common Wainwright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wainwright's were Farmers.

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Wainwright Historical Records

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Wainwright Life Expectancy

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