Whatley is a family name with a history dating back to the middle ages in the UK. Whatley is a early British occupational last name. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Cornwall in 1225.
Whatley is currently at number 1824 of the UK's most popular surnames. World wide there are approximately 68582 people with this surname. The county of Devon in the UK holds the greatest density of people with the surname Whatley. An early 19th century Whatley was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly threw him out of no less than 6 pubs in one night.