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Oldroyd Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various minor places in northern England named Oldroyd, from Middle English ald, old ‘old’ + royd ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Holroyd, Ackroyd, Radford, Overly, Elford, Aldred, Oxford, Oldford

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Oldroyd Family Origin

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Oldroyd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Machinist

    7%
  • Weaver

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oldroyd family was Weaver. The most common Oldroyd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Oldroyd's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oldroyd.

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Oldroyd Historical Records

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Oldroyd Life Expectancy

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