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Wilsey Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Woolsey. Americanized spelling of Dutch Wiltse.

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


Similar surnames: Wolsey, Wiltsey, Willey, Wiler, Cilley, Wilkey, Wildey, Iley, Winey

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Wilsey Family Origin

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Wilsey Family Occupations

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  • Greenwich Pensioner (R N)

    50%
  • Pensioner

    50%

In 1881, the most common Wilsey occupation in the UK was Greenwich Pensioner (R N). 50% of Wilsey's were Greenwich Pensioner (R N)s. Greenwich Pensioner (R N) and Pensioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wilsey.

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Wilsey Historical Records

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Wilsey Life Expectancy

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Famous Wilsey Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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