Wehrley Family History

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Wehrley Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Wehrle or Swiss German Wehrli.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrly, Werley, Berley, Wehle, Perley, Wehrle, Wegley, Kerley

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Wehrley Family Origin

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Wehrley Family Occupations

What did your Wehrley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wehrley. 15% of Wehrley men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Wehrley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wehrley were Salesman and Assistant Supervisor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Price Work
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Assistant Supervisor
    5%

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

Wehrley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wehrley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wehrley 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Wehrley. 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 229 military records available for the last name Wehrley. For the veterans among your Wehrley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wehrley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wehrley lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wehrley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wehrley in 1964 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehrley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wehrley 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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