Woolf Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wolf.

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


Similar surnames: Wolf, Wolfe, Woulfe, Wools, Wooley, Wolff, Hoof, Wold, Roof, Woll

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Woolf Family Origin

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Woolf Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Jeweller

    2%
  • Annuitant

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woolf family was Annuitant. Tailor, Carpenter and Jeweller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woolf. The most common Woolf occupation in the UK was Tailor. 8% of Woolf's were Tailors.

Source: Census data for Woolf | Data not to scale

Woolf Historical Records

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Woolf Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Woolf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Woolf in 1942 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woolf

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