Wimbley Family History

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Wimbley Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Wembley in Greater London (formerly Middlesex), which is named with an unattested Old English personal name Wemba + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wimble, Winkley, Webley, Wigley, Windley, Highley, Willey, Wheeley

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Wimbley Family Origin

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Wimbley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Barber

    11%
  • Canvaser

    11%
  • Farming

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Canvaser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimbley. A less common occupation for the Wimbley family was Farming. The most common Wimbley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wimbley's were Farmers.

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Wimbley Historical Records

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Wimbley Life Expectancy

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