Wehrley Family History

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Wehrley Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Wehrle or Swiss German Wehrli.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrly, Werley, Berley, Wehle, Perley, Wehrle, Wegley, Kerley

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Wehrley Family Origin

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Wehrley Family Occupations

What did your Wehrley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wehrley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wehrley's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehrley. A less common occupation for the Wehrley family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Wehrley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wehrley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wehrley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wehrley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wehrley. 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 Wehrley. For the veterans among your Wehrley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wehrley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wehrley lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wehrley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wehrley in 1964 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehrley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wehrley 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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