Woodliff Family History

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Woodliff Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): from the Old English personal name Wuduleof.

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


Similar surnames: Woodruff, Topliff, Woodfill, Woodlock, Oliff, Woodland, Woodley

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Woodliff Family Origin

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Woodliff Family Occupations

What did your Woodliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woodliff family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodliff. The most common Woodliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Woodliff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Woodliff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Woodliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodliff lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Woodliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Woodliff in 1958 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodliff 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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