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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

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Woodbury Family Origin

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Woodbury Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Woodbury | Data not to scale

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Woodbury Life Expectancy

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