Wheeles Family History

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Wheeles Name Meaning

English: origin uncertain. Perhaps a variant of Wheeless, or of Wheels, from Old English hweol ‘wheel’, and so a topographic name for someone who lived near a waterwheel, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of one.

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


Similar surnames: Wheeler, Wheeley, Hegler, Wheeless, Whiles, Wheeldon, Helle, Eales

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Wheeles Family Origin

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Wheeles Family Occupations

What did your Wheeles 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 Wheeles. 5% of Wheeles men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Wheeles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wheeles were Asst Master Mov Language Thel Grammar School and Domestic Duties Upd

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    5%
  • Accounting Clerk
    3%
  • Ago Works Fooler Fire
    3%
  • Asst Master Mov Language Thel Grammar School
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    65%
  • Cook Domestic
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Domestic Duties Upd
    2%

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

Wheeles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Wheeles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wheeles 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Wheeles. 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 502 military records available for the last name Wheeles. For the veterans among your Wheeles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wheeles Life Expectancy

What is the average Wheeles lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wheeles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wheeles in 1963 was 81, and 41 in 2004.

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