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Wheelwright Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels, from Middle English whele ‘wheel’ (Old English hweol) + wyrhta ‘wright’. See also Wheeler.

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

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Wheelwright Family Origin

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Wheelwright Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Lawyer

    5%

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheelwright. The most common Wheelwright occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 10% of Wheelwright's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Wheelwright family was Lawyer.

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Wheelwright Historical Records

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Wheelwright Life Expectancy

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