Wattley Family History

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Wattley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whatley.

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

Similar surnames: Watley, Antley, Mottley, Gatley, Battey, Gateley, Uttley, Whittley

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Wattley Family Origin

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Wattley Family Occupations

What did your Wattley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wattley family was Works On Farm. The most common Wattley occupation in the USA was Book Agent. 25% of Wattley's were Book Agents. Book Agent, Lab. and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wattley.

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  • Book Agent

  • Lab.

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wattley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wattley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wattley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wattley 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 699 immigration records available for the last name Wattley. 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 236 military records available for the last name Wattley. For the veterans among your Wattley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wattley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wattley lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wattley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wattley in 1959 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wattley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wattley 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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