Wheeldon Family History

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Wheeldon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Wheeldon, from Old English hweol ‘wheel’ (referring perhaps to a rounded shape) + dun ‘hill’, or from Whielden in Buckinghamshire, which is named with hweol + denu ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Sheldon, Weedon, Whealton, Weldon, Whiddon, Hendon, Eldon, Skeldon

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Wheeldon Family Origin

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Wheeldon Family Occupations

What did your Wheeldon 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 Wheeldon. 11% of Wheeldon men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Wheeldon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wheeldon were Farmer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Incapacitated

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

Wheeldon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Wheeldon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wheeldon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wheeldon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wheeldon. For the veterans among your Wheeldon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wheeldon Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wheeldon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wheeldon in 1953 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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