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Wigmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Wigmore in Herefordshire, so named from Old English wicga in the sense ‘something moving’, ‘quaking’ + mor ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilmore, Whitmore, Wetmore, Wedmore, Cudmore, Skidmore, Wire

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Wigmore Family Origin

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Wigmore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Black Smith

    4%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Black Smith and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigmore. The most common Wigmore occupation in Canada was Farmer. 65% of Wigmore's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wigmore family was Carpenter.

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Wigmore Historical Records

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Wigmore Life Expectancy

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