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Oldroyd Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various minor places in northern England named Oldroyd, from Middle English ald, old ‘old’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Holroyd, Ackroyd, Radford, Overly, Elford, Aldred, Oxford, Oldford

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Oldroyd Family Origin

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Oldroyd Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Woollen Weaver

    4%
  • Stone Mason

    2%

In 1881, the most common Oldroyd occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Oldroyd's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Oldroyd family was Stone Mason. Coal Miner, Farmer and Woollen Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oldroyd.

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Oldroyd Historical Records

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Oldroyd Life Expectancy

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