Whale Name Meaning

English: nickname for a large, ungainly person, from Middle English hwal ‘whale’ (Old English hwæl).

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

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Whale Family Origin

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Whale Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • At Home

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whale. The most common Whale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Whale's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whale family was At Home.

Source: Census data for Whale | Data not to scale

Whale Historical Records

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Whale Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Whale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Whale in 1963 was 75, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whale

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