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Willets Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Willetts.

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


Similar surnames: Willes, Willet, Willitts, Milles, Willey, Millett, Billett, Illes

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Willets Family Origin

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Willets Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Horse Nail Maker

    4%

In 1881, the most common Willets occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Willets's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Willets family was Horse Nail Maker. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willets.

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Willets Historical Records

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Willets Life Expectancy

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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