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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 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worden. A less common occupation for the Worden family was Carpenter. The most common Worden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Worden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Worden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Worden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Worden 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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