Works Name Meaning

English: variant of Work.

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


Similar surnames: Yorks, Work, Barks, Weeks, Worl, Cords, Wools, Moris, Rocks, Oaks

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Works Family Origin

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Works Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Works. A less common occupation for the Works family was Farm Laborer. The most common Works occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Works's were Farmers.

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Works Historical Records

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Works Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Works life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Works in 1948 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Works

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