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Wadsworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wadsworth near Halifax, West Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wæddi + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Dodsworth, Walworth, Bedsworth, Hemsworth, Hawksworth, Hainsworth

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Wadsworth Family Origin

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Wadsworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wadsworth family was Butcher. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wadsworth. The most common Wadsworth occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Wadsworth's were Farmers.

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Wadsworth Historical Records

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Wadsworth Life Expectancy

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