Webley Family History

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Webley Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in Herefordshire named Weobley, from an unattested Old English personal name, Wiobba + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Wesley, Medley, Exley, Wheeley, Willey, Tenley, Welby, Verley, Wiley

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Webley Family Origin

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Webley Family Occupations

What did your Webley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Webley. 3% of Webley men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Webley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Webley were Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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

Webley Historical Records

What Webley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Webley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Webley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Webley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Webley. For the veterans among your Webley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Webley Life Expectancy

What is the average Webley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Webley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Webley in 1944 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Webley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Webley 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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