Willock Family History

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Willock Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old English personal name Willoc, a pet form from a short form of the various compound names with the first element willa ‘will’, ‘desire’. In the Middle Ages this came to be used as a pet form of the personal name William.

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

Similar surnames: Hillock, Wilcock, Alcock, Whitlock, Haylock, Bullock, Willey, Kollock

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Willock Family Origin

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Willock Family Occupations

What did your Willock ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Willock. 3% of Willock men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Willock women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Willock were Clerk In Holy Orders and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Painter decorator
  • Carpenter joiner
  • Clerk In Holy Orders

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Domestic Duties

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

Willock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Willock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willock 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Willock. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Willock. For the veterans among your Willock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willock Life Expectancy

What is the average Willock lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Willock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Willock in 1960 was 44, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willock 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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