Woolsey Family History

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Woolsey Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wulsi, Old English Wulfsige, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + sige ‘victory’.

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


Similar surnames: Woolley, Pooley, Hooley, Woosley, Cooksey, Wolfrey, Worley, Tooley

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Woolsey Family Origin

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Woolsey Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Charwoman

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woolsey family was Charwoman. The most common Woolsey occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Woolsey's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woolsey.

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Woolsey Historical Records

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Woolsey Life Expectancy

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