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Wheelhouse Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and East Midlands): topographic name composed of Middle English whele ‘wheel’ + hous ‘house’. According to Reaney, the reference is often to a house near a dammed-up stream where a cutler ground his knives on a small water-wheel. The compound is not attested as a vocabulary word in this or any other sense before the 19th century, although the surname William de Whelehous is found in 1379.

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


Similar surnames: Greenhouse, Waterhouse, Whitehouse, Fieldhouse, Newhouse, Hillhouse

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Wheelhouse Family Origin

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Wheelhouse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Boiler Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Wheelhouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Wheelhouse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wheelhouse family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheelhouse.

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Wheelhouse Life Expectancy

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