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Woodhouse Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Woodhouse; there are examples in Leicestershire, South and West Yorkshire, and Peebleshire, all named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hus ‘house’.

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

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Woodhouse Family Origin

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Woodhouse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodhouse. A less common occupation for the Woodhouse family was Farm Laborer. The most common Woodhouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Woodhouse's were Farmers.

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Woodhouse Historical Records

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Woodhouse Life Expectancy

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