Woodroof Family History

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Woodroof Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Woodruff.

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


Similar surnames: Woodlief, Woodruff, Woodrome, Wootton, Woolf, Woodrum, Woodcox

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Woodroof Family Origin

Where is the Woodroof family from?

Woodroof Family Occupations

What did your Woodroof ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Woodroof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Woodroof's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodroof. A less common occupation for the Woodroof family was Working On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Working On Farm

    6%

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

Woodroof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woodroof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodroof census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Woodroof

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Woodroof. 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 Woodroof. For the veterans among your Woodroof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodroof Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodroof lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Woodroof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Woodroof in 1956 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodroof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodroof 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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