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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

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carter

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dilworth family was Carter. Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dilworth. The most common Dilworth occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Dilworth's were Farmers.

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Dilworth Historical Records

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Dilworth Life Expectancy

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