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Whealton Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Wheelton, an English habitational name from Wheelton in Lancashire or possibly Whilton in Northamptonshire, both named with Old English hweol ‘wheel’ (perhaps indicating a waterwheel or similar feature) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The spelling Whealton does not appear in current English records.

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


Similar surnames: Wheaton, Halton, Helton, Welton, Wheeldon, Heaton, Shelton, Henton

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Whealton Family Origin

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Whealton Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labr

    50%
  • Gardener (Dom)

    50%

In 1881, the most common Whealton occupation in the UK was Farm Labr. 50% of Whealton's were Farm Labrs. Farm Labr and Gardener (Dom) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Whealton.

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Whealton Historical Records

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Whealton Life Expectancy

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