Wetherell Family History

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Wetherell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria named Wetheral, from Old English weðer ‘wether’, ‘ram’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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


Similar surnames: Weatherly, Wetherall, Weatherby, Waterfall, Deverell, Wetterer

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Wetherell Family Origin

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Wetherell Family Occupations

What did your Wetherell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetherell. The most common Wetherell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Wetherell's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Wetherell family was Auctioneer.

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Auctioneer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wetherell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wetherell Historical Records

What Wetherell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wetherell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wetherell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wetherell. 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 Wetherell. For the veterans among your Wetherell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wetherell Life Expectancy

What is the average Wetherell lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wetherell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wetherell in 1942 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wetherell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wetherell 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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