Woolcott Family History

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Woolcott Name Meaning

English: variant of Wolcott.

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

Similar surnames: Woolcock, Wolcott, Olcott, Woolworth, Walcutt, Norcott, Wescott

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Woolcott Family Origin

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Woolcott Family Occupations

What did your Woolcott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Woolcott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Woolcott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Woolcott family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woolcott.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Woolcott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Woolcott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woolcott 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Woolcott. 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 Woolcott. For the veterans among your Woolcott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woolcott Life Expectancy

What is the average Woolcott lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Woolcott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Woolcott in 1956 was 38, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woolcott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woolcott 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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