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Wooten Family History

Wooten Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places named with Old English wudu ‘wood’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, such as Wootton in Northamptonshire or Oxfordshire, Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire, Wotton in Surrey, and Wotton under Edge in Gloucestershire.

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

680,887 Historical Documents with Wooten on Ancestry.com
139,401 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
22,196 Military Records
1,883 Immigration Records
68,944 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Wooten Families

  • Number of Wooten families
     180 - 358
     61 - 179
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wooten families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wooten last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wooten census records

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Wooten Family Origin

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Wooten Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wooten

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Wooten Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wooten census records

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Wooten Civil War Service Records

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