The surname Whalley has an interesting history in the UK dating back to the middle ages. Whalley was originally from Anglo-Saxon origins. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Worcestershire in 1271. The surname went global in the fifteenth and sixteenth century with the expansion of the British empire and the setting up of colonies abroad.
There are approximately 119231 with the last name Whalley living in Europe. A survey conducted by H.M. Treasury in nineteen fourty four found frequent use of this family name. The county of Surrey in the UK currently holds the greatest density of people with the surname Whalley. If history is to be believed the early 18th century Whalley's liked a drink or three. Members of the Whalley family were involved in the founding of the East India Trading Company. 115
Most Popular Whalley's
Some of the more famous Whalley's include: