Wormley Family History

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Wormley Name Meaning

Most probably English: habitational name from places in Hertfordshire and Surrey named Wormley, from Old English wyrm ‘snake’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’. There is, however, a suggestion that the family may be of Dutch origin and that this may be an altered form of an unidentified Dutch name.

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

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Wormley Family Origin

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Wormley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wormley family was Carpenter. The most common Wormley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wormley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wormley.

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Wormley Life Expectancy

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