Womack Family History

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Womack Name Meaning

English: unexplained. The surname is well established in England (Yorkshire and Norfolk) as well as North America, and there is a Womack Water in Norfolk, but the name remains unexplained. It may possibly be connected with Dutch Walmack, from Middle Dutch walmac(k)e ‘twig’, ‘faggot’, applied as a nickname for a thin person.

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

Similar surnames: Wommack, Womac, Warmack, Mick, Hosack, Wack, Mack, Smack, Waymack

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Womack Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Womack name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Womack. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Womack Family Origin

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Womack Family Occupations

What did your Womack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Womack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Womack's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Womack family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Womack.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Womack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 74,000 census records available for the last name Womack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Womack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Womack. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Womack. For the veterans among your Womack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Womack Life Expectancy

What is the average Womack lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Womack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Womack in 1940 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Womack ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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