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Woodbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in Devon, called Woodbury, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘fortified place’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire place name is from Old English wudu + burh, while Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodburn, Bradbury, Westbury, Sudbury, Amesbury, Woodford, Woodley

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Woodbury Family Origin

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Woodbury Family Occupations

What did your Woodbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woodbury family was Laborer. The most common Woodbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Woodbury's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodbury.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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Woodbury Historical Records

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

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Woodbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodbury lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Woodbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Woodbury in 1950 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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United States

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