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Woolf Family History

Woolf Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Wolf.

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

255,404 Historical Documents with Woolf on Ancestry.com
49,519 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,662 Military Records
8,333 Immigration Records
71,802 Census and Voter Lists
119,088 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Woolf Families

  • Number of Woolf families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Woolf families
     400 - 798
     134 - 399
     1 - 133
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Woolf families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Woolf census records

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

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Woolf Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Woolf 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 Woolf

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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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Woolf Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Woolf census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Woolf ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Woolf Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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