Whelpley Family History

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Whelpley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whelpley Hill in Ashley Green, Buckinghamshire or from places called Whelpley in Hailsham, Sussex, and Whiteparish, Wiltshire, all named with Old English hwelp ‘whelp’, ‘cub’, ‘young animal’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Shelley, Wheatley, Shepley, Wheeley, Checkley, Shipley, Heasley

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Whelpley Family Origin

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Whelpley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Printer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Whelpley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Whelpley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whelpley family was Printer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whelpley.

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Whelpley Historical Records

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Whelpley Life Expectancy

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