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Wheaton Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from places in Lancashire and East and West Yorkshire named Weeton, from Old English wiðig ‘willow’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Heaton, Whealton, Whiston, Welton, Seaton, Smeaton, Weston, Helton

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Wheaton Family Origin

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Wheaton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wheaton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wheaton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wheaton family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheaton.

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Wheaton Historical Records

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Wheaton Life Expectancy

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