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Wormington Name Meaning

English (Worcestershire): habitational name from Wormington in Gloucestershire or Berry Wormington in Stanton (also Gloucestershire). Perhaps also from Warmington in Northamptonshire. The placenames derive from an Old English personal name Wyrma + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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

Similar surnames: Warmington, Normington, Warrington, Woodington, Harrington

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Where is the Wormington family from?

You can see how Wormington families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wormington family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wormington families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 73 Wormington families living in Worcestershire. This was about 45% of all the recorded Wormington's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Wormington families in 1891.
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What did your Wormington ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Wormington. 96% of Wormington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
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Passenger Lists

There are 308 immigration records available for the last name Wormington. 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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There are 624 military records available for the last name Wormington. For the veterans among your Wormington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wormington lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wormington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wormington in 1945 was 24, and 92 in 2004.

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