Wimpey Family History

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Wimpey Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Sir Elijah Impey, an 18th-century English judge, had an illegitimate son who bore this name.

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

Similar surnames: Empey, Wiley, Willey, Winney, Withey, Wimbley, Rimbey, Wigley, Kimsey

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Wimpey Family Origin

Where is the Wimpey family from?

Wimpey Family Occupations

What did your Wimpey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Ag Labourer, Ag Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimpey. The most common Wimpey occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 17% of Wimpey's were Ag Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wimpey family was Gentlemans Servant (D).

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  • Ag Labourer

  • Ag Labr

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Gentlemans Servant (D)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wimpey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wimpey Historical Records

What Wimpey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wimpey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wimpey 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Wimpey. 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 391 military records available for the last name Wimpey. For the veterans among your Wimpey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wimpey Life Expectancy

What is the average Wimpey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wimpey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Wimpey in 1955 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wimpey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wimpey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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