Woodlief Family History

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Woodlief Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Woodliff.

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


Similar surnames: Woodie, Goodley, Woodlee, Woodle, Wooley, Woollen, Woodliff, Goodie

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Woodlief Family Origin

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Woodlief Family Occupations

What did your Woodlief ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Freighter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodlief. The most common Woodlief occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Woodlief's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Woodlief family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Freighter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Woodlief ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Woodlief Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woodlief. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodlief census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Woodlief. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Woodlief. For the veterans among your Woodlief ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodlief Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodlief lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Woodlief life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Woodlief in 1950 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodlief

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodlief ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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