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Woodside Family History

Woodside Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of various minor places named Woodside, for example in Ayrshire, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + side ‘hillside’.

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

135,128 Historical Documents with Woodside on Ancestry.com
26,408 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,441 Military Records
4,037 Immigration Records
24,696 Census and Voter Lists
75,546 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Woodside Families

  • Number of Woodside families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Woodside families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Woodside families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Woodside census records

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Woodside Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Woodside families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Woodside Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Woodside 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 Woodside

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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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Woodside Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Woodside census records

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Woodside Civil War Service Records

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