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Woodford Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, as far apart as Essex, Wiltshire, Cornwall, Northamptonshire, Cheshire, and Roxburghshire, named with Old English wudu ‘wood’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodcock, Woodbury, Radford, Woodrow, Welford, Sandford, Winford

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Woodford Family Origin

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Woodford Family Occupations

What did your Woodford ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Laundress

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woodford family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodford. The most common Woodford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Woodford's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Woodford Historical Records

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Woodford Life Expectancy

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