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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

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Weddle occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Weddle's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cabinet Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weddle. A less common occupation for the Weddle family was Farmer.

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Weddle Historical Records

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Weddle Life Expectancy

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