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Woodfin Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wood was stacked, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + fin ‘pile’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodring, Wooding, Woodfield, Woodson, Woodfill, Woodman, Woodrow

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Woodfin Family Origin

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Woodfin Family Occupations

What did your Woodfin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodfin. A less common occupation for the Woodfin family was Farm Laborer. The most common Woodfin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Woodfin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Woodfin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Woodfin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woodfin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodfin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Woodfin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Woodfin. For the veterans among your Woodfin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodfin Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodfin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Woodfin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Woodfin in 1946 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodfin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodfin 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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