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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wheldon

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Alt. Meaning

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for nifty, how neat!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wheldon

Dan Wheldon was a racing driver. Dan was born on June 22nd, 1978 in Emberton, Buckinghamshire, England, UK. He breathed his last breath on October 16th, 2011.


Jacqueline was born on May 20th, 1924. She left this life on June 21st, 1993.


Juliet was born on March 26th, 1950. She left this life on September 2nd, 2013.


Don was born on December 28th, 1954 in Falmouth, Massachusetts. He died on June 1st, 1985.


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Popularity of Wheldon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wheldon U.S.
  White 97.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wheldon

People with the last name Wheldon are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wheldon

  • How Popular is the name Wheldon? As a last name Wheldon was the 99,378th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Wheldon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Wheldon is Wednesday, January 18th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Wheldon? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Wheldon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Wheldon: Your name in reverse order is Nodlehw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wenodlh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wheldon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 182 people with the last name Wheldon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wheldon? Wheldon is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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