Woody Name Meaning

English: from a derivative of Wood with an unexplained second element; this may be a diminutive suffix, or the Old English topographic term eg ‘island’, ‘piece of high ground in a fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Goody, Wood, Woods, Moody, Good, Worby, Wool, Woodley, Hood, Body

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Woody Family Origin

Where is the Woody family from?

SHOW MORE

Woody Family Occupations

What did your Woody ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Woody occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Woody's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woody. A less common occupation for the Woody family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Woody | Data not to scale

Woody Historical Records

What Woody family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Woody ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Woody

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Woody Life Expectancy

What is the average Woody lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woody 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Woody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Woody in 1943 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woody

Famous Woody Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name