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Wheatcroft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named from Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + croft ‘smallholding’. There is one such place in Derbyshire; it is also a common field name.

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


Similar surnames: Beecroft, Holdcroft, Haycraft, Barcroft, Chalcraft, Ravenscroft

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Wheatcroft Family Origin

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Wheatcroft Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheatcroft. The most common Wheatcroft occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Wheatcroft's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Wheatcroft family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Wheatcroft Historical Records

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Wheatcroft Life Expectancy

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