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Woodell Name Meaning

variant of Wooddell. topographic name for someone living on a wooded hill, from Middle English wudu ‘wood’ + hyll ‘hill’, or a habitational name from any of various minor places named Woodhill.

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


Similar surnames: Wooddell, Woodhull, Woodall, Waddell, Goodall, Odell, Gorrell

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Woodell Family Origin

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Woodell Family Occupations

What did your Woodell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brass Tube Maker and Optical Brass Tube Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Woodell. The most common Woodell occupation in the UK was Brass Tube Maker. 33% of Woodell's were Brass Tube Makers. A less common occupation for the Woodell family was Retired Tobacco Manfr.

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  • Brass Tube Maker

    33%
  • Optical Brass Tube Maker

    33%
  • Retired Tobacco Manfr

    33%

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

Woodell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woodell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Woodell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Woodell. 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 Woodell. For the veterans among your Woodell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodell Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodell lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Woodell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Woodell in 1950 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodell 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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