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Woodrum Name Meaning

Variant of English Wooderham, a place named in Old English as ‘the dwelling of the woodman’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodrow, Goodrum, Woodsum, Woodham, Woodley, Woodson, Woodbury

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Woodrum Family Origin

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Woodrum Family Occupations

What did your Woodrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woodrum family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodrum. The most common Woodrum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Woodrum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Woodrum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Woodrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodrum lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Woodrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Woodrum in 1954 was 54, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodrum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodrum 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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