Wharff Family History

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Wharff Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a wharf or an occupational name for someone who worked at one, from Old English hwearf ‘wharf’.

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


Similar surnames: Wharton, Huff, Chard, Gaff, Scarff, Warth, Hardt, Harty, Hauff, Warne

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Wharff Family Origin

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Wharff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Stone Mason

    7%
  • Apothecery Clerk

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Wharff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wharff's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wharff. A less common occupation for the Wharff family was Apothecery Clerk.

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Wharff Historical Records

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Wharff Life Expectancy

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