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Worthington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and Leicestershire named Worthington; both may have originally been named in Old English as Wurðingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Wurð’, but it is also possible that the first element was Old English worðign, a derivative of worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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Worthington Family Origin

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Worthington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, the most common Worthington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Worthington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Worthington family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Worthington.

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Worthington Historical Records

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Worthington Life Expectancy

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