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Wilding Name Meaning

English (now chiefly Lancashire): from an unattested Old English personal name, Wilding, a derivative of Old English wilde ‘wild’, ‘savage’. It is also possible that it may be from a topographical term derived from the same vocabulary word. Compare Wild, but early forms with prepositions are not found. German: patronymic from Wilto, a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with wild ‘wild’.

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


Similar surnames: Walding, Willing, Golding, Hilding, Billing, Welling, Pilling, Wilden

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Wilding Family Origin

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Wilding Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilding. A less common occupation for the Wilding family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Wilding occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Wilding's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Wilding Historical Records

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Wilding Life Expectancy

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