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Woodbridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Woodbridge in Suffolk or Dorset, both named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + brycg ‘bridge’, i.e. a bridge made of timber or one near a wood.

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


Similar surnames: Corbridge, Trowbridge, Bridge, Woodside, Waldridge, Woodring

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Woodbridge Family Origin

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Woodbridge Family Occupations

What did your Woodbridge 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 Woodbridge. 2% of Woodbridge men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Woodbridge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Woodbridge were Builders Labourer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Carpenter
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Woodbridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Woodbridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodbridge 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Woodbridge. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Woodbridge. For the veterans among your Woodbridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodbridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodbridge lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Woodbridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Woodbridge in 1950 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodbridge

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