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Woodhouse Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Woodhouse; there are examples in Leicestershire, South and West Yorkshire, and Peebleshire, all named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hus ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Morehouse, Woodhead, Newhouse, Woodford, Woodburn, Woodhull, Woodside

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Woodhouse Family Origin

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Woodhouse Family Occupations

What did your Woodhouse ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodhouse. The most common Woodhouse occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Woodhouse's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Woodhouse family was Coal Miner.

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Woodhouse Historical Records

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Woodhouse Life Expectancy

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