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Whooley Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): variant of Wholey. According to MacLysaght, this is borne by some O’Driscoll families of Clonakilty, County Cork.

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


Similar surnames: Wholley, Holey, Wooley, Whorley, Tooley, Cooley, Hooey, Wholey, Howey

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Whooley Family Origin

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Whooley Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Colliery Labourer

    13%
  • General Laborer

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whooley family was Labourer. The most common Whooley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 13% of Whooley's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Colliery Labourer and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whooley.

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Whooley Historical Records

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Whooley Life Expectancy

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