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Worthy Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various minor places called Worthy, from Old English worðig, a derivative of worð ‘enclosure’. nickname for a respected member of the community, from Middle English worthy ‘valuable’ (a derivative of worth ‘value’, ‘merit’, Old English weorð).

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


Similar surnames: Worth, Worton, Warth, Northey, Worley, Wortley, Worby, Wortham

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Worthy Family Origin

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Worthy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Worthy family was Annuitant. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worthy. The most common Worthy occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Worthy's were Farmers.

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Worthy Historical Records

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Worthy Life Expectancy

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