Whiteley Family History

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Whiteley Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant of Whitley.

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


Similar surnames: Whittley, Whitely, Whitler, Whitley, Whitelow, Smitley, Whittle

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Whiteley Family Origin

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Whiteley Family Occupations

What did your Whiteley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiteley. A less common occupation for the Whiteley family was Carpenter. The most common Whiteley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Whiteley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Whiteley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Whiteley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whiteley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whiteley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Whiteley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Whiteley. For the veterans among your Whiteley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whiteley Life Expectancy

What is the average Whiteley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Whiteley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Whiteley in 1940 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whiteley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whiteley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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