Wardlaw Family History

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Wardlaw Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several minor places called Wardlaw, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + hlaw ‘hill’. Compare Wardlow.

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


Similar surnames: Wardlow, Wardle, Barlow, Wadlow, Harlow, Farlow, Barclay, Eardley

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Wardlaw Family Origin

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Wardlaw Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Carter

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, the most common Wardlaw occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Wardlaw's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Carter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wardlaw. A less common occupation for the Wardlaw family was Annuitant.

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Wardlaw Historical Records

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Wardlaw Life Expectancy

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