Worl Family History

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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

What did your Worl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Worl. 41% of Worl men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Worl women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Worl were Truck Driver and Telephone Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Keeper
    43%
  • Domestic
    29%
  • Telephone Operator
    29%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Worl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Worl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Worl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 131 immigration records available for the last name Worl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Worl. For the veterans among your Worl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Worl Life Expectancy

What is the average Worl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Worl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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