Wakeman Family History

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Wakeman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman, from Middle English wake ‘watch’, ‘vigil’ + man ‘man’. This was the title of the mayor of Ripon in West Yorkshire until the 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Warman, Wainman, Waxman, Waldman, Waterman, Wadman, Wakeland, Wakeham

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Wakeman Family Origin

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Wakeman Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Laundress

    3%
  • Gardener

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Farmer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wakeman. The most common Wakeman occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Wakeman's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wakeman family was Gardener.

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Wakeman Historical Records

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Wakeman Life Expectancy

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