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Wholey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUallaigh, from a nickname, uallach ‘boastful’, ‘proud’.

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


Similar surnames: Holey, Coley, Smoley, Wolek, Tooley, Wholley, Whooley, Holec, Hole

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Wholey Family Origin

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Wholey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

In 1880, the most common Wholey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wholey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wholey. A less common occupation for the Wholey family was Brick Mason.

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Wholey Historical Records

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Wholey Life Expectancy

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