Worthing Family History

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Worthing Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Worthing, in Sussex and Norfolk. The Norfolk place name is probably from Old English worðign ‘the enclosure’, while the Sussex one is derived from an unattested Old English personal name, Weorð, (from Old English weorð ‘worthy’) + -ingas ‘people of’.

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


Similar surnames: Farthing, Worthen, Worth, Worthington, Worton, Harting, Whitling

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Worthing Family Origin

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Worthing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worthing. The most common Worthing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Worthing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Worthing family was Blacksmith.

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Worthing Historical Records

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Worthing Life Expectancy

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