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Southworth Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire (formerly in Lancashire), so named from Old English suð ‘south’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Southwood, Rushworth, Molesworth, Southgate, Shuttleworth, Woodworth

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Southworth Family Origin

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Southworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Southworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Southworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Southworth family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Southworth.

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Southworth Historical Records

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Southworth Life Expectancy

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