Wanless Family History

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Wanless Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wanles ‘hopeless’, ‘luckless’. In the British Isles the surname is found chiefly in Northumberland and Durham.

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

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Wanless Family Origin

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Wanless Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    6%

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

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Wanless Historical Records

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Wanless Life Expectancy

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