Illingworth Family History

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Illingworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire near Halifax, so called from Old English Illingworð ‘enclosure associated with Illa’, Illa being a short form of various personal names containing the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Killingsworth, Hollingsworth, Longworth, Hainsworth, Ainsworth

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Illingworth Family Origin

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Illingworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Joiner

    2%
  • Woollen Weaver

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Illingworth. A less common occupation for the Illingworth family was Woollen Weaver. The most common Illingworth occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Illingworth's were Farmers.

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Illingworth Historical Records

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Illingworth Life Expectancy

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