Works Name Meaning

English: variant of Work.

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


Similar surnames: Yorks, Work, Barks, Weeks, Worl, Cords, Wools, Moris, Rocks, Oaks

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Works Family Origin

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Works Family Occupations

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  • Lodging House Keeper

    50%
  • Railway Labr (Car)

    50%

In 1881, Lodging House Keeper and Railway Labr (Car) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Works. The most common Works occupation in the UK was Lodging House Keeper. 50% of Works's were Lodging House Keepers.

Source: Census data for Works | Data not to scale

Works Historical Records

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Works Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Works life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Works in 1948 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Works

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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