Whalley Family History

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Whalley Name Meaning

English: variant of Whaley.

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


Similar surnames: Walley, Whaley, Halley, Whatley, Hayley, Wheller, Hasley, Walles

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Whalley Family Origin

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Whalley Family Occupations

What did your Whalley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whalley. A less common occupation for the Whalley family was Cotton Mill. The most common Whalley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Whalley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Cotton Mill

    4%

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

Whalley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whalley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whalley 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 Whalley

Passenger List

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

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Whalley Life Expectancy

What is the average Whalley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Whalley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Whalley in 1953 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whalley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whalley 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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