Woodby Family History

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Woodby Name Meaning

English: perhaps a reduced form of Woodbury.

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


Similar surnames: Woodis, Woody, Looby, Goody, Foody, Woodbury, Doby, Looney, Toohey

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Woodby Family Origin

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Woodby Family Occupations

What did your Woodby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Woodby occupation in the UK was Porter. 100% of Woodby's were Porters.

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  • Porter

    100%

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

Woodby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woodby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Woodby. 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 Woodby. For the veterans among your Woodby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodby Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodby lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Woodby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Woodby in 1952 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodby 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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