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Worcester Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Worcester, named from Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) + a British tribal name of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Dorchester, Winchester, Rochester, Doncaster, Chichester, Waycaster

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Worcester Family Origin

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Worcester Family Occupations

What did your Worcester ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Worcester ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Publican

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Boot Maker

    5%
  • Carman

    5%

In 1881, Publican, Agricultural Labourer and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worcester. The most common Worcester occupation in the UK was Publican. 10% of Worcester's were Publicans. A less common occupation for the Worcester family was Carman.

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Worcester Historical Records

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Worcester Life Expectancy

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Famous Worcester Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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