Worden Family History

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Worden Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Chorley. Early forms consistently show the first syllable as Wer-, and the name is probably derived from Old English wer ‘weir’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Borden, Norden, Warden, Morden, Burden, Porten, Bowden, Carden

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Worden Family Origin

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Worden Family Occupations

What did your Worden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Worden. 16% of Worden men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Worden women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Worden were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Maid
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Worden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Worden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Worden 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Worden. 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 76,000 military records available for the last name Worden. For the veterans among your Worden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Worden Life Expectancy

What is the average Worden lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Worden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Worden in 1948 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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