Experts believe the surname Whelpton dates back to around the eleventh century. Whelpton was originally from British origins. The earliest documentation of the name was found in 1254 in the county of Suffolk in England. The word Whelpton is believed to have derived from a Norman term. During the period of the British Empire the surname spread with the colonies to areas of America, Asia, India and Australia.
Whelpton is currently at number 298 of the UK's most popular last names. World wide there are around 56679 people with this surname. Somerset currently holds the greatest density of families with the surname Whelpton. A late nineteenth century Whelpton was noted as liking a drink after police allegedly threw him out of no less than 8 watering holes in one night. Never too far from controversy two brothers James Whelpton and Luke Whelpton were sent to jail in 1850 for allegedly stealing a race horse.
Traits associated with Whelpton
Previous families of Whelpton's have been considered a happy bunch. The Whelptons are conscientious, reliable and elusive due to their historical linkage with the planet Pluto. Since they often lack the good level of conscientiousness, they fight a losing battle in any efforts they make to be moral. Like children, they require constant attention, encouragement, and time, getting upset if they do not get what they want. There is a side to Whelptons which can be deeply caring, and another, increasingly sentimental. 121
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