Whittley Family History

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Whittley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whitley.

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

Similar surnames: Whiteley, Whittle, Whitler, Whitely, Wattley, Whiles, Whitten

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Whittley Family Origin

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Whittley Family Occupations

What did your Whittley 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 Whittley. 5% of Whittley men worked as a General Labourer and 38% of Whittley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whittley were Aircraftsman 2 and Charwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Labourer
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Aircraftsman 2

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Charwoman

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

Whittley Historical Records

What Whittley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Whittley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whittley 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Whittley. 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 499 military records available for the last name Whittley. For the veterans among your Whittley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whittley Life Expectancy

What is the average Whittley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Whittley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Whittley in 1956 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whittley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whittley 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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