Whatley Family History

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Whatley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’, as for example Whatley in Somerset, Whately in Warwickshire, or any of the places mentioned at Wheatley.

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

Similar surnames: Wheatley, Whitley, Hatley, Whaley, Shatley, Hartley, Hanley, Goatley

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Whatley Family Origin

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Whatley Family Occupations

What did your Whatley 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 Whatley. 12% of Whatley men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Whatley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whatley were Unpaid Domestic Duties and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Gardener
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Duties

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

Whatley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Whatley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whatley 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Whatley. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Whatley. For the veterans among your Whatley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whatley Life Expectancy

What is the average Whatley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Whatley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Whatley in 1940 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whatley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whatley 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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