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Woo Family History

Woo Name Meaning
Chinese : variant of Wu 1.Chinese : Cantonese variant of Hu.Chinese : variant of Wu 3.Chinese : variant of Wu 4.Chinese : variant of Wu 5.Korean: unexplained. GM: please comment.

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

63,214 Historical Documents with Woo on Ancestry.com
21,438 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,411 Military Records
25,254 Immigration Records
11,560 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Woo Families

  • Number of Woo families
     82 - 161
     28 - 81
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Woo families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Woo last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Woo census records

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Woo Family Origin

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Woo Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Woo families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Woo

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Woo Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Woo census records

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Woo Civil War Service Records

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