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Woosley Family History

Woosley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Wolseley in Staffordshire, named with the Old English personal name Wulfsige + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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21,119 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,128 Military Records
503 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Woosley Families

  • Number of Woosley families
     85 - 167
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Woosley families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Woosley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Woosley Family Origin

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Woosley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Woosley

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Woosley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Woosley Civil War Service Records

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