Gwaltney Family History

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Gwaltney Name Meaning

Anglicized form of the Welsh family name Gwalchmai, which is from the Welsh personal name Gwalchmai ‘hawk of the plain’.

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


Similar surnames: Hartney, Walter, Gwartney, Walkley, Graney, Gaffney, Partney, Galley

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Gwaltney Family Origin

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Gwaltney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gwaltney family was Keeping House. The most common Gwaltney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Gwaltney's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gwaltney.

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Gwaltney Historical Records

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Gwaltney Life Expectancy

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