Wharff Family History

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Wharff Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a wharf or an occupational name for someone who worked at one, from Old English hwearf ‘wharf’.

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


Similar surnames: Wharton, Huff, Chard, Gaff, Scarff, Warth, Hardt, Harty, Hauff, Warne

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Wharff Family Origin

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Wharff Family Occupations

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  • Labour

    40%
  • (D) Groom

    20%
  • Agrical Labour

    20%
  • Groom & Gardener (Dom)

    20%

In 1881, Labour, (D) Groom and Agrical Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wharff. The most common Wharff occupation in the UK was Labour. 40% of Wharff's were Labours. A less common occupation for the Wharff family was Groom & Gardener (Dom).

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Wharff Historical Records

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Wharff Life Expectancy

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