Ditsworth Family History

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Ditsworth Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It could be a habitational name from Ditsworthy in Sheepstor, Devon (which is perhaps named from a Middle English personal name Durke ‘the dark one’ + Middle English worth(y) ‘enclosure’) or from some other, unidentified place. The surname is not found in current English records.

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

Similar surnames: Titsworth, Dilworth, Ainsworth, Dodsworth, Silkworth, Burnworth

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Ditsworth Family Origin

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Ditsworth Family Occupations

What did your Ditsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ditsworth. The most common Ditsworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Ditsworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ditsworth family was Ordinary Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker

  • Ordinary Laborer


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Ditsworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ditsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ditsworth 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Ditsworth. 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 192 military records available for the last name Ditsworth. For the veterans among your Ditsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ditsworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Ditsworth lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ditsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ditsworth in 1958 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ditsworth 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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