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Woulfe Name Meaning

English: variant of Wolf 1 (see also Wolfe ). This is the usual spelling of the name in Ireland. An Anglo-Norman family called le Wulf settled in Limerick in the 14th century their name being Gaelicized as de Bhulbh. Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Faoláin (see Whelan ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Wolfe, Wolf, Woolf, Wolffe, Rolfe, Wolff, Jollie, Wulf, Bouler, Houle

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Where is the Woulfe family from?

You can see how Woulfe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Woulfe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Woulfe families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 18 Woulfe families living in London. This was about 58% of all the recorded Woulfe's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Woulfe families in 1891.
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What did your Woulfe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Woulfe. 100% of Woulfe men worked as a Builders Labourer and 60% of Woulfe 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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Passenger Lists

There are 973 immigration records available for the last name Woulfe. 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 Cards

There are 533 military records available for the last name Woulfe. For the veterans among your Woulfe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Woulfe lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Woulfe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Woulfe in 1951 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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