Wattley Family History

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Wattley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whatley.

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

Similar surnames: Watley, Antley, Mottley, Gatley, Battey, Gateley, Uttley, Whittley

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Wattley Family Origin

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Wattley Family Occupations

What did your Wattley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Buters Cutter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wattley. 5% of Wattley men worked as a Buters Cutter and 67% of Wattley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wattley were Colliery Labourer Below Groun and Incapacitated Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Buters Cutter
  • Clerk Post Office (bristol Red C
  • Colliery Hewer Below Groun
  • Colliery Labourer Below Groun

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Fishworker (packer)
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wattley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wattley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wattley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 699 immigration records available for the last name Wattley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 236 military records available for the last name Wattley. For the veterans among your Wattley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wattley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wattley lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wattley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wattley in 1959 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wattley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wattley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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