Woolever Family History

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Woolever Name Meaning

Of English origin: probably a variant of either Gulliver or Oliver.

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


Similar surnames: Wolever, Woliver, Wolaver, Willever, Welliver, Colliver, Olver

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Woolever Family Origin

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Woolever Family Occupations

What did your Woolever ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Woolever. 26% of Woolever men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Woolever women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Woolever were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Woolever Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Woolever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woolever 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 286 immigration records available for the last name Woolever. 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 Woolever. For the veterans among your Woolever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woolever Life Expectancy

What is the average Woolever lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Woolever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Woolever in 1943 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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