Charlesworth Family History

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Charlesworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Charlesworth, from an Old English personal name Ceafl (or from the Old English word ceafl ‘jaw’, here meaning ‘ravine’) + wor{dh} ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Aylesworth, Molesworth, Hawksworth, Hainsworth, Ellsworth

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Charlesworth Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Charlesworth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Charlesworth. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Charlesworth Family Origin

Where is the Charlesworth family from?

Charlesworth Family Occupations

What did your Charlesworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charlesworth. The most common Charlesworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Charlesworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Charlesworth family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Charlesworth Historical Records

What Charlesworth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 97,000 census records available for the last name Charlesworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Charlesworth 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Charlesworth. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Charlesworth. For the veterans among your Charlesworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Charlesworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Charlesworth lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Charlesworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Charlesworth in 1948 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charlesworth 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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