Woolbright Family History

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Woolbright Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Wollbrecht, a variant of Wolbert or of Vollbrecht.

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

Similar surnames: Albright, Fullbright, Waybright, Weybright, Fulbright, Ebright

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Woolbright Family Origin

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Woolbright Family Occupations

What did your Woolbright ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Chimney Sweep and Commercial Trvlr Brewers were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Woolbright. A less common occupation for the Woolbright family was Weaver. The most common Woolbright occupation in the UK was Chimney Sweep. 33% of Woolbright's were Chimney Sweeps.

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  • Chimney Sweep

  • Commercial Trvlr Brewers

  • Weaver


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

Woolbright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woolbright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woolbright census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 95 immigration records available for the last name Woolbright. 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 988 military records available for the last name Woolbright. For the veterans among your Woolbright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woolbright Life Expectancy

What is the average Woolbright lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Woolbright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Woolbright in 1944 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woolbright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woolbright 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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