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Woodworth Name Meaning

English (Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside): possibly a habitational name from Wadworth in South Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wada + worth ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Bloodworth, Cudworth, Dodsworth, Wadsworth, Wentworth, Bosworth

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Woodworth Family Origin

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Woodworth Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    7%
  • Engine Driver

    2%
  • Fisherman

    2%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1881, Cotton Weaver, Engine Driver and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodworth. A less common occupation for the Woodworth family was Grocer. The most common Woodworth occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 7% of Woodworth's were Cotton Weavers.

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Woodworth Historical Records

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Woodworth Life Expectancy

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