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Wheaton Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from places in Lancashire and East and West Yorkshire named Weeton, from Old English wiðig ‘willow’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Heaton, Whealton, Whiston, Welton, Seaton, Smeaton, Weston, Helton

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Wheaton Family Origin

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Wheaton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Seaman

    6%
  • Fisherman

    4%
  • Contractor

    3%

In 1881, the most common Wheaton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Wheaton's were Farmers. Farmer, Seaman and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheaton. A less common occupation for the Wheaton family was Contractor.

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Wheaton Historical Records

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Wheaton Life Expectancy

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