Wileman Family History

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Wileman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a trapper (see Wiles), with the addition of Middle English man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Wildman, Willman, Wireman, Hillman, Wiseman, Waldman, Wideman

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Wileman Family Origin

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Wileman Family Occupations

What did your Wileman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wileman family was Butcher. The most common Wileman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 22% of Wileman's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Stocking Maker (Cotton) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wileman.

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  • Coal Miner

    22%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Stocking Maker (Cotton)

    3%
  • Butcher

    2%

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

Wileman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wileman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wileman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wileman. 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 Wileman. For the veterans among your Wileman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wileman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wileman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wileman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wileman in 1962 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wileman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wileman 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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