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Wadle Surname Meaning

German: variant of Wadel and in North America (also) an altered form of this. Scottish: variant of Waddle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cadle, Walle, Cale, Waddle, Keadle, Radle, Able, Randle, Wible, Walde

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Where is the Wadle family from?

You can see how Wadle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wadle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wadle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Wadle families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Wadle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wadle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wadle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wadle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wadle. 50% of Wadle men worked as a Farmer and 55% of Wadle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wadle were Machinist and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    55%
  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Housework
    19%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 362 immigration records available for the last name Wadle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 860 military records available for the last name Wadle. For the veterans among your Wadle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wadle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wadle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wadle in 1952 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

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