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Woodside Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of various minor places named Woodside, for example in Ayrshire, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + side ‘hillside’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodbridge, Ironside, Woodson, Woodrow, Woodley, Woodstock, Burnside

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Woodside Family Origin

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Woodside Family Occupations

What did your Woodside ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Woodside occupation in the UK was Carter. 9% of Woodside's were Carters. Carter, Porter and Assistant Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodside. A less common occupation for the Woodside family was Baker.

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  • Carter

    9%
  • Porter

    6%
  • Assistant Minister

    3%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Woodside Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woodside. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodside 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 Woodside

Passenger List

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

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Woodside Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodside lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Woodside life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Woodside in 1945 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodside

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodside 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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