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Welles Name Meaning

English: variant of Wells.

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

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Welles Family Origin

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Welles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welles. The most common Welles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Welles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welles family was Farming.

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Welles Life Expectancy

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