Whittlesey Family History

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Whittlesey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whittlesey, a place in Cambridgeshire, named from an unattested Old English personal name (Wittel) + Old English eg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Whitney, Whitty, Whitley, Whittle, Inglesby, Whatley, Wheatley

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Whittlesey Family Origin

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Whittlesey Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    6%

In 1881, Bricklayer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whittlesey. The most common Whittlesey occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 19% of Whittlesey's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Whittlesey family was Annuitant.

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Whittlesey Historical Records

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Whittlesey Life Expectancy

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