Wigglesworth Family History

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Wigglesworth Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Winchelesuuorde, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Wincel meaning ‘child’ + Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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Wigglesworth Family Origin

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Wigglesworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Dress Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigglesworth. The most common Wigglesworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wigglesworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wigglesworth family was Dress Maker.

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Wigglesworth Historical Records

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Wigglesworth Life Expectancy

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