Worthen Family History

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Worthen Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Worthen in Shropshire or Worthing in Norfolk, both named from Old English worðign ‘the enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Worthing, Worton, Wortham, Worth, Wooten, Northey, Wortley, Porten

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Worthen Family Origin

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Worthen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worthen. A less common occupation for the Worthen family was Farming. The most common Worthen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Worthen's were Farmers.

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Worthen Historical Records

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Worthen Life Expectancy

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