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Whooley Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): variant of Wholey. According to MacLysaght, this is borne by some O’Driscoll families of Clonakilty, County Cork.

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


Similar surnames: Wholley, Holey, Wooley, Whorley, Tooley, Cooley, Hooey, Wholey, Howey

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Whooley Family Origin

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Whooley Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    60%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whooley family was Grocer. Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Whooley. The most common Whooley occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 60% of Whooley's were Farm Labourers.

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Whooley Life Expectancy

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