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Wormwood Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name for someone who lived where wormwood (Artemesia absinthium) grew, Middle English wormod, or a metonymic occupational name for a herbalist. In the Middle Ages wormwood was variously used as a tonic and vermifuge, in brewing ale, and to protect clothes and linen from moths and fleas.

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

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Wormwood Family Origin

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Wormwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wormwood. The most common Wormwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Wormwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wormwood family was Keeping House.

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Wormwood Life Expectancy

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