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Woodbeck Name Meaning

Possibly an English habitational name, from Woodbeck, a place in Nottinghamshire, named in Middle English with wode ‘wood’ + beck ‘stream’. This surname is not found in current English sources.

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


Similar surnames: Woodcock, Wooddell, Woodbury, Goldbeck, Woodley, Woodhead, Woodell

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Woodbeck Family Origin

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Woodbeck Family Occupations

What did your Woodbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodbeck. The most common Woodbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Woodbeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Woodbeck family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Woodbeck Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Woodbeck ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Woodbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodbeck lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Woodbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Woodbeck in 1956 was 46, and 68 in 2004.

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United States

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