Worden Family History

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Worden Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Chorley. Early forms consistently show the first syllable as Wer-, and the name is probably derived from Old English wer ‘weir’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Borden, Norden, Warden, Morden, Burden, Porten, Bowden, Carden

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Worden Family Origin

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Worden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Worden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Worden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Worden family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worden.

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Worden Historical Records

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Worden Life Expectancy

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