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Wakeley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wakeley in Hertfordshire, named from the Old English byname Waca, meaning ‘watchful’ (see Wake) + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Akeley, Walkley, Wansley, Wheeley, Gateley, Madeley, Wadley, Oakley

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Wakeley Family Origin

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Wakeley Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    100%

In 1881, the most common Wakeley occupation in Canada was Going To School. 100% of Wakeley's were Going To Schools.

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Wakeley Historical Records

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Wakeley Life Expectancy

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