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

What did your Wimbley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wimbley. 57% of Wimbley men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Wimbley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wimbley were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Laundress
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wimbley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wimbley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wimbley 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Wimbley. 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 425 military records available for the last name Wimbley. For the veterans among your Wimbley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wimbley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wimbley lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wimbley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wimbley in 1945 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

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