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Woolsey Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wulsi, Old English Wulfsige, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + sige ‘victory’.

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

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Woolsey Family Origin

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Woolsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woolsey family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woolsey. The most common Woolsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Woolsey's were Farmers.

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Woolsey Historical Records

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Woolsey Life Expectancy

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