Woosley Family History

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Woosley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolseley in Staffordshire, named with the Old English personal name Wulfsige + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Woolley, Worsley, Woodley, Bosley, Wansley, Wortley, Wormley, Mosley

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Woosley Family Origin

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Woosley Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    25%
  • Butlers Wife

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Gardener (Dom)

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woosley family was Gardener (Dom). The most common Woosley occupation in the UK was Tailor. 25% of Woosley's were Tailors. Tailor, Butlers Wife and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woosley.

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Woosley Historical Records

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Woosley Life Expectancy

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