Dilworth Family History

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Dilworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dilworth, a place in Lancashire named from Old English dile ‘dill’ (a medicinal and culinary herb) + wor{dh} ‘enclosure’. Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Dubhluachra ‘descendant of Dubhluachra’, a compound of dubh ‘black’ + luachair ‘rushes’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Silkworth, Ditsworth, Dulworth, Walworth, Ainsworth, Whitworth

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Dilworth Family Origin

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Dilworth Family Occupations

What did your Dilworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dilworth. 3% of Dilworth men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Dilworth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dilworth were Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Cabinet Maker
    1%
  • Motor Driver
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dilworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Dilworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dilworth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dilworth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Dilworth. For the veterans among your Dilworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dilworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Dilworth lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dilworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dilworth in 1943 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dilworth

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