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Dilworth Family History

Dilworth Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Dilworth, a place in Lancashire named from Old English dile ‘dill’ (a medicinal and culinary herb) + wor{dh} ‘enclosure’.Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Dubhluachra ‘descendant of Dubhluachra’, a compound of dubh ‘black’ + luachair ‘rushes’.

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

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Name Distribution of Dilworth Families

  • Number of Dilworth families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dilworth families
     270 - 537
     91 - 269
     1 - 90
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dilworth families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dilworth Family Origin

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Dilworth Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dilworth

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Dilworth Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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