Wheeless Family History

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Wheeless Name Meaning

English: origin uncertain; possibly an altered spelling of Wheelhouse, reflecting a local pronunciation.

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


Similar surnames: Wheeles, Wheless, Henness, Wheelus, Wheelis, Whiles, Keele, Weekes

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Wheeless Family Origin

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Wheeless Family Occupations

What did your Wheeless ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wheeless occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Wheeless's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wheeless family was Collecting Agt. Farmer, Farming and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheeless.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    28%
  • Printer

    7%
  • Collecting Agt

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wheeless ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wheeless Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wheeless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wheeless census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Wheeless

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wheeless. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wheeless. For the veterans among your Wheeless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wheeless Life Expectancy

What is the average Wheeless lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Wheeless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wheeless in 1947 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wheeless

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wheeless 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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