Dunworth Family History

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Dunworth Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. Dunworth is found both in England and Ireland, but it is not clear which was the original source. Most likely, it is an English habitational name, from a lost or unidentified place, which was then adopted in Ireland by bearers of Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh (see Davenport 2).

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

Similar surnames: Dunsworth, Dilworth, Dulworth, Ditsworth, Hepworth, Unsworth, Dunmore

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Dunworth Family Origin

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Dunworth Family Occupations

What did your Dunworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunworth family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunworth. The most common Dunworth occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Dunworth's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Dunworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dunworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunworth 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 985 immigration records available for the last name Dunworth. 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 691 military records available for the last name Dunworth. For the veterans among your Dunworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunworth Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dunworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dunworth in 1940 was 38, and 85 in 2004.

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