Rushworth Family History

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Rushworth Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from Rishworth in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Rushforth, Rushford, Bosworth, Rushmore, Southworth, Unsworth

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Rushworth Family Origin

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Rushworth Family Occupations

What did your Rushworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rushworth occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Rushworth's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Grocer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushworth. A less common occupation for the Rushworth family was Joiner.

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  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Grocer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rushworth ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rushworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rushworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rushworth 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rushworth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rushworth. For the veterans among your Rushworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rushworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Rushworth lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rushworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rushworth in 1953 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rushworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rushworth ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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