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Woodcock Name Meaning

from Middle English woodcock (a compound of Old English wudu ‘wood’ + cocc ‘cock’, ‘bird’), a bird that is notoriously easy to catch, hence a nickname for a stupid or gullible person. variant of Woodcott, a habitational name from any of various places named with Old English wudu ‘wood’ + cot ‘cottage’, ‘shelter’, as for example Woodcott in Cheshire and Hampshire or Woodcote in Hampshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Shropshire.

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

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Woodcock Family Origin

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Woodcock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woodcock family was Farm Laborer. The most common Woodcock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Woodcock's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodcock.

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Woodcock Life Expectancy

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