Wigley Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Wigley Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Wigley family

Profession Census Frequency
Labourer 29
Female Servant 28
Farmer 23
Agricultural Labourer 16
Frame Work Knitter 16
Shoe Maker 13
Independent 10
Dress Maker 10
Male Servant 9
Brick Layer 8
Miner 7
Apprentice 6
Cotton Weaver 6
Basket Maker 6
Tailor 6
Clerk 6
Servant 5
Fisherman 5
Nurse 5
Lace Maker 5
Gardener 4
Joiner 4
Brick Maker 4
Governess 4
Carpenter 4

Wigley Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Wigley 100% 13,706
2 Wegley 83% 109

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The surname Wigley is the most popular version of all its varients

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