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Woodrow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Woodrow, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + raw ‘row’, ‘line’, i.e. a row of cottages near a wood. There are places bearing this name in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire, but the surname is found mainly in Norfolk.

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


Similar surnames: Woodson, Wood, Woodcock, Woodham, Woodford, Wadlow, Woodfin, Woodrum

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Woodrow Family Origin

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Woodrow Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Woodrow Historical Records

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Woodrow Life Expectancy

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