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Whiteley Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant of Whitley.

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


Similar surnames: Whittley, Whitely, Whitler, Whitley, Whitelow, Smitley, Whittle

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Whiteley Family Origin

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Whiteley Family Occupations

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  • Factory Hand

    27%
  • Shoemaker

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Butcher

    9%

In 1881, the most common Whiteley occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 27% of Whiteley's were Factory Hands. Factory Hand, Shoemaker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiteley. A less common occupation for the Whiteley family was Butcher.

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Whiteley Historical Records

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Whiteley Life Expectancy

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