Wanless Family History

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Wanless Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wanles ‘hopeless’, ‘luckless’. In the British Isles the surname is found chiefly in Northumberland and Durham.

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


Similar surnames: Manley, Harless, Lawless, Gales, Sales, Wanlass, Hurless, Eales

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Wanless Family Origin

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Wanless Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Coalminer

    4%
  • Engine Fitter

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wanless family was Joiner. The most common Wanless occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Wanless's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Coalminer and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wanless.

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Wanless Historical Records

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Wanless Life Expectancy

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