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Wentworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire and South Yorkshire called Wentworth, probably from the Old English byname Wintra meaning ‘winter’ + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. It is, however, also possible that the name referred to a settlement inhabited only in winter. Compare Winterbottom.

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


Similar surnames: Whitworth, Walworth, Hepworth, Unsworth, Ainsworth, Woodworth, Worth

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Wentworth Family Origin

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Wentworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Clerk

    3%
  • Basket Maker

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wentworth. A less common occupation for the Wentworth family was Basket Maker. The most common Wentworth occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Wentworth's were Farmers.

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Wentworth Historical Records

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Wentworth Life Expectancy

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