Wolstenholme Family History

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Wolstenholme Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolstenholme, a place in Lancashire named from the Old English personal name Wulfstan (see Woolston 1) + Old Norse holmr ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Denholm, Trenholm, Osterholt, Whitehouse, Woolstenhulme, Stanhope

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Wolstenholme Family Origin

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Wolstenholme Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Cotton Weaver

    6%
  • Grocer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wolstenholme family was Farmer. The most common Wolstenholme occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Wolstenholme's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolstenholme.

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Wolstenholme Historical Records

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Wolstenholme Life Expectancy

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