Weddle Family History

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Weddle Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Wedale (now Stow) near Edinburgh. The origins of this place name are uncertain. The second element is evidently Old English dæl or Old Norse dalr ‘valley’. The first element might be Old English wedd ‘pledge’, ‘security’ or its Old Norse cognate veð (although this is not found elsewhere as a place name element).

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


Similar surnames: Wardle, Ruddle, Beadle, Windle, Weible, Welde, Wehle, Wedge, Wedel

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Weddle Family Origin

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Weddle Family Occupations

What did your Weddle 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 Weddle. 7% of Weddle men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Weddle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weddle were Joiner and Probationer Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Colliery Coal Filler
    2%
  • Electrical Fitter
    2%
  • Joiner
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Probationer Nurse
    3%

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

Weddle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Weddle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weddle 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 Weddle. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Weddle. For the veterans among your Weddle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weddle Life Expectancy

What is the average Weddle lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Weddle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weddle in 1948 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weddle

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