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Wheatley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Whatley, Heatley, Healey, Headley, Wheeley, Whitley, Whaley, Whelpley

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Wheatley Family Origin

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Wheatley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    13%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • School

    8%
  • Caretaker

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wheatley family was Caretaker. Labourer, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheatley. The most common Wheatley occupation in Canada was Labourer. 13% of Wheatley's were Labourers.

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Wheatley Historical Records

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Wheatley Life Expectancy

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