Worthen Family History

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Worthen Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Worthen in Shropshire or Worthing in Norfolk, both named from Old English worðign ‘the enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Worthing, Worton, Wortham, Worth, Wooten, Northey, Wortley, Porten

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Worthen Family Origin

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Worthen Family Occupations

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  • Fitter G W R (Eng)

    25%
  • Glass & China Dealer

    25%
  • Laborer General

    25%
  • Railway Carriage & Waggon Examiner

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Worthen family was Railway Carriage & Waggon Examiner. Fitter G W R (Eng), Glass & China Dealer and Laborer General were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worthen. The most common Worthen occupation in the UK was Fitter G W R (Eng). 25% of Worthen's were Fitter G W R (Eng)s.

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Worthen Historical Records

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Worthen Life Expectancy

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