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Whatley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’, as for example Whatley in Somerset, Whately in Warwickshire, or any of the places mentioned at Wheatley.

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


Similar surnames: Wheatley, Whitley, Hatley, Whaley, Shatley, Hartley, Hanley, Goatley

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Whatley Family Origin

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Whatley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whatley. A less common occupation for the Whatley family was Farm Laborer. The most common Whatley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Whatley's were Farmers.

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Whatley Historical Records

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Whatley Life Expectancy

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