Woolworth Family History

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Woolworth Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Walworth.

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

Similar surnames: Woodworth, Walworth, Walsworth, Bedsworth, Hoxworth, Woolford

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Woolworth Family Origin

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Woolworth Family Occupations

What did your Woolworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woolworth. A less common occupation for the Woolworth family was Att At Law. The most common Woolworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Woolworth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Harness Maker

  • Att At Law


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

Woolworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Woolworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woolworth 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 897 immigration records available for the last name Woolworth. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Woolworth. For the veterans among your Woolworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woolworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Woolworth lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Woolworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Woolworth in 1952 was 45, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woolworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woolworth 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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