Wimbley Family History

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Wimbley Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Wembley in Greater London (formerly Middlesex), which is named with an unattested Old English personal name Wemba + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wimble, Winkley, Webley, Wigley, Windley, Highley, Willey, Wheeley

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Wimbley Family Origin

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Wimbley Family Occupations

What did your Wimbley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wimbley family was Farming. Farmer, Barber and Canvaser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimbley. The most common Wimbley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wimbley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Barber

    11%
  • Canvaser

    11%
  • Farming

    11%

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

Wimbley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wimbley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wimbley 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 Wimbley. 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 Wimbley. For the veterans among your Wimbley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wimbley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wimbley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wimbley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wimbley in 1945 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wimbley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wimbley 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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