Rushworth Family History

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Rushworth Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from Rishworth in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Rushforth, Rushford, Bosworth, Rushmore, Southworth, Unsworth

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Rushworth Family Origin

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Rushworth Family Occupations

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  • Work Alpaca Mill

    17%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Car Inspecter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Rushworth occupation in the USA was Work Alpaca Mill. 17% of Rushworth's were Work Alpaca Mills. A less common occupation for the Rushworth family was Car Inspecter. Work Alpaca Mill, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushworth.

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Rushworth Historical Records

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Rushworth Life Expectancy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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