Wale Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name Walo, either a byname meaning ‘foreigner’ (see Wallace), or else a short form of the various compound names with this first element. nickname for a well-liked person, from Middle English wale ‘good’, ‘excellent’ (originally meaning ‘choice’). topographic name for someone who lived near an embankment, Middle English wale (Old English walu).

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

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Wale Family Origin

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Wale Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wale family was Farming. The most common Wale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Wale's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wale.

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Wale Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Wale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wale in 1947 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wale

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