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Wooley Family History

Wooley Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Woolley.

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

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68,599 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,730 Military Records
5,034 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wooley Families

  • Number of Wooley families
     65 - 127
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wooley families
     155 - 308
     52 - 154
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wooley families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wooley census records

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Wooley 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 Wooley families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Wooley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wooley

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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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Wooley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wooley census records

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Wooley Civil War Service Records

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