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Wheatley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Whatley, Heatley, Healey, Headley, Wheeley, Whitley, Whaley, Whelpley

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Wheatley Family Origin

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Wheatley Family Occupations

What did your Wheatley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wheatley family was Keeping House. The most common Wheatley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wheatley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheatley.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Wheatley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wheatley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wheatley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wheatley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Wheatley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wheatley in 1941 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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