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Wooldridge Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wol(f)rich, Old English Wulfric, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + ric ‘power’.

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


Similar surnames: Holdridge, Waldridge, Woodbridge, Doddridge, Baldridge, Eldridge

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Wooldridge Family Origin

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Wooldridge Family Occupations

What did your Wooldridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wooldridge family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Horse Nail Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wooldridge. The most common Wooldridge occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Wooldridge's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Horse Nail Maker

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

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

Wooldridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wooldridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wooldridge 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wooldridge. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wooldridge. For the veterans among your Wooldridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wooldridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Wooldridge lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wooldridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wooldridge in 1942 was 23, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wooldridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wooldridge 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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