Woody Name Meaning

English: from a derivative of Wood with an unexplained second element; this may be a diminutive suffix, or the Old English topographic term eg ‘island’, ‘piece of high ground in a fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Goody, Wood, Woods, Moody, Good, Worby, Wool, Woodley, Hood, Body

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Woody Family Origin

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Woody Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Basket Maker

    5%
  • Bone Button Turner

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

In 1881, the most common Woody occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Woody's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Woody family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, Basket Maker and Bone Button Turner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woody.

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Woody Historical Records

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Woody Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Woody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Woody in 1943 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woody

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