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Woodbeck Family History

Woodbeck Name Meaning
Possibly an English habitational name, from Woodbeck, a place in Nottinghamshire, named in Middle English with wode ‘wood’ + beck ‘stream’. This surname is not found in current English sources.

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

15,785 Historical Documents with Woodbeck on Ancestry.com
2,837 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
356 Military Records
94 Immigration Records
4,543 Census and Voter Lists
7,955 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Woodbeck Families

  • Number of Woodbeck families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Woodbeck families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Woodbeck last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Woodbeck census records

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Woodbeck Family Origin

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Woodbeck Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Woodbeck

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Woodbeck Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Woodbeck census records

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Woodbeck Civil War Service Records

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