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Wardle Name Meaning

habitational name from places in Cheshire and Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire) called Wardle, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Warden 2 and Wardlaw. regional name from Weardale in County Durham, which takes its name from the Wear river (named with a Celtic word probably meaning ‘water’) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Weddle, Wardlaw, Harle, Windle, Eardley, Marple, Ward, Markle, Wale

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Wardle Family Origin

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Wardle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • School

    15%
  • Builder

    10%
  • Apprentice

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wardle. The most common Wardle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Wardle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wardle family was Apprentice.

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Wardle Historical Records

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Wardle Life Expectancy

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