Wasley Family History

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Wasley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Wadley, Wesley, Pasley, Wansley, Swadley, Ousley, Marley, Paley

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Wasley Family Origin

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Wasley Family Occupations

What did your Wasley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wasley. 14% of Wasley men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Wasley women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wasley were Miner and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wasley Historical Records

What Wasley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Wasley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wasley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wasley. For the veterans among your Wasley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wasley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wasley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wasley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wasley in 1945 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wasley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wasley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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