Worl Name Meaning

German (Wörl): variant of Wehrle. English: perhaps a habitational name for someone from Worle in Somerset, which is most probably named with Old English wor ‘wood grouse’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Work, Wool, Worm, Word, Wire, Torr, Wohl, Woll, Wold, Soll

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Worl Family Origin

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Worl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Attorney At Law

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Worl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Worl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Worl family was Attorney At Law. Farmer, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worl.

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Worl Historical Records

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Worl Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Worl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Worl in 1953 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Worl

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