Whorton Family History

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Whorton Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): perhaps a variant spelling of Worton.

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

Similar surnames: Whelton, Worton, Wootton, Wooton, Horten, Harton, Warton, Morton

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Whorton Family Origin

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Whorton Family Occupations

What did your Whorton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Whorton. 2% of Whorton men worked as a Bricklayer and 52% of Whorton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whorton were Artificial Building Materials Foreman moulded Goods and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Colliery Power Station Attendant (a
  • General Labourer
  • Artificial Building Materials Foreman moulded Goods

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housekeeper
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Whorton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Whorton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whorton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Whorton. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Whorton. For the veterans among your Whorton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whorton Life Expectancy

What is the average Whorton lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Whorton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Whorton in 1949 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whorton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whorton 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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