Wigglesworth Family History

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Wigglesworth Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Winchelesuuorde, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Wincel meaning ‘child’ + Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Molesworth, Middlesworth, Charlesworth, Aylesworth, Holdsworth

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Wigglesworth Family Origin

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Wigglesworth Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labour

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Fr Farmer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wigglesworth family was Labourer. The most common Wigglesworth occupation in Canada was Farm Labour. 25% of Wigglesworth's were Farm Labours. Farm Labour, Farmer and Fr Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigglesworth.

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Wigglesworth Historical Records

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Wigglesworth Life Expectancy

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