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Unsworth Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Unsworth, a place in Greater Manchester, named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hund meaning ‘dog’ + Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Ainsworth, Bosworth, Dunsworth, Ellsworth, Hainsworth, Wentworth

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Unsworth Family Origin

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Unsworth Family Occupations

What did your Unsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Unsworth. 13% of Unsworth men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Unsworth women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Unsworth were Chef and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Accountant
    5%
  • Chef
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Unsworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Unsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Unsworth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Unsworth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Unsworth. For the veterans among your Unsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Unsworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Unsworth lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Unsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Unsworth in 1955 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Unsworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Unsworth ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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