Wetherell Family History

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Wetherell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria named Wetheral, from Old English weðer ‘wether’, ‘ram’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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


Similar surnames: Weatherly, Wetherall, Weatherby, Waterfall, Deverell, Wetterer

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Wetherell Family Origin

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Wetherell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetherell. A less common occupation for the Wetherell family was Blacksmith. The most common Wetherell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Wetherell's were Farmers.

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Wetherell Historical Records

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Wetherell Life Expectancy

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