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Willan Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Wielan (see Wieland). English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Wollan, Hillen, Willman, Billen, Wallman, Willaman, Wildman, Tillman

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Willan Family Origin

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Willan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Fruiterer

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Willan occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Willan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Willan family was Joiner. Farmer, Annuitant and Fruiterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willan.

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Willan Historical Records

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Willan Life Expectancy

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