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Woodyard Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps an occupational name for a woodcutter or wood carrier, from Old English wudigere.

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


Similar surnames: Woodward, Woodford, Woodland, Woodburn, Woodhead, Woodman, Woodbury

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Woodyard Family Origin

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Woodyard Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Agr Lab

    5%
  • Boot Laster

    5%
  • Boot Machinist

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woodyard family was Boot Machinist. The most common Woodyard occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Woodyard's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Agr Lab and Boot Laster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodyard.

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Woodyard Historical Records

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Woodyard Life Expectancy

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