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Wheelock Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Wheelock, from the Wheelock river, which is named with a Celtic word meaning ‘winding’.

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


Similar surnames: Wheeldon, Wheeley, Hadlock, Shedlock, Weedon, Bellock, Whitlock

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Wheelock Family Origin

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Wheelock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wheelock family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheelock. The most common Wheelock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wheelock's were Farmers.

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Wheelock Historical Records

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Wheelock Life Expectancy

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