Woo Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Wu 1. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Hu. Chinese : variant of Wu 3. Chinese : variant of Wu 4. Chinese : variant of Wu 5. Korean: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Koo, Joo, Cho, Boo, Kwon, Hoo, Yoo, Ou, Won, Goo

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Woo Family Origin

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Woo Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Chinese Commissioner

    6%
  • Chinese Newspaper

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woo family was Chinese Newspaper. The most common Woo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Woo's were Laborers. Laborer, Barber and Chinese Commissioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woo.

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Woo Historical Records

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Woo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Woo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Woo in 1943 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woo

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