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Wardlaw Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several minor places called Wardlaw, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + hlaw ‘hill’. Compare Wardlow.

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

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Wardlaw Family Origin

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Wardlaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Cook

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wardlaw. A less common occupation for the Wardlaw family was Cook. The most common Wardlaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Wardlaw's were Farmers.

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Wardlaw Historical Records

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Wardlaw Life Expectancy

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