Woolen Family History

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Woolen Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a curved or irregularly shaped piece of land, from Old English woh ‘curved’, ‘crooked’ + land ‘land’, ‘estate’, or a habitational name from Woolland in Dorset, named from an Old English winn, wynn ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’ + land ‘land’, ‘estate’.

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


Similar surnames: Wooten, Wollen, Wool, Pooler, Woolley, Hollen, Woodley, Woomer

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Woolen Family Origin

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Woolen Family Occupations

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  • (None)

    9%
  • Coachman (Dom)

    9%
  • Copper Smith

    9%
  • Core Maker (Iron Manuf)

    9%

In 1881, (None), Coachman (Dom) and Copper Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woolen. A less common occupation for the Woolen family was Core Maker (Iron Manuf). The most common Woolen occupation in the UK was (None). 9% of Woolen's were (None)s.

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Woolen Historical Records

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Woolen Life Expectancy

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