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Woodyard Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps an occupational name for a woodcutter or wood carrier, from Old English wudigere.

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


Similar surnames: Woodward, Woodford, Woodland, Woodburn, Woodhead, Woodman, Woodbury

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Woodyard Family Origin

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Woodyard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Woodyard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Woodyard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodyard. A less common occupation for the Woodyard family was Keeping House.

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Woodyard Historical Records

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Woodyard Life Expectancy

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