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Wolfenden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolfenden, a place in the parish of Newchurch-in-Rossendale, Lancashire, apparently named from the Old English personal name Wulfhelm (composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’) + Old English denu ‘valley’.

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

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Wolfenden Family Origin

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Wolfenden Family Occupations

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  • Dyer

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Mfg

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wolfenden family was Mfg. The most common Wolfenden occupation in the USA was Dyer. 7% of Wolfenden's were Dyers. Dyer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolfenden.

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Wolfenden Life Expectancy

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