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Woosley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolseley in Staffordshire, named with the Old English personal name Wulfsige + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Woolley, Worsley, Woodley, Bosley, Wansley, Wortley, Wormley, Mosley

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Woosley Family Origin

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Woosley Family Occupations

What did your Woosley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woosley. The most common Woosley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Woosley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Woosley family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Woosley Historical Records

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

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Woosley Life Expectancy

What is the average Woosley lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Woosley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Woosley in 1948 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

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