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Woodson Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name for someone from Woodsome in West Yorkshire, named in Old English as æt wudu-husum ‘(place at) the houses in the wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodrow, Goodson, Woodfin, Woolston, Woodland, Woodley, Woods, Hooton

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Woodson Family Origin

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Woodson Family Occupations

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  • Cloth Finisher

    12%
  • Brush Maker

    6%
  • Cloth Presser

    6%
  • Engine (Smith At Work) (Fitter)

    6%

In 1881, the most common Woodson occupation in the UK was Cloth Finisher. 12% of Woodson's were Cloth Finishers. Cloth Finisher, Brush Maker and Cloth Presser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodson. A less common occupation for the Woodson family was Engine (Smith At Work) (Fitter).

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Woodson Historical Records

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Woodson Life Expectancy

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