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Woodbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in Devon, called Woodbury, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘fortified place’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire place name is from Old English wudu + burh, while Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Woodburn, Bradbury, Westbury, Sudbury, Amesbury, Woodford, Woodley

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Woodbury Family Origin

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Woodbury Family Occupations

What did your Woodbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Woodbury. 59% of Woodbury men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Woodbury women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Woodbury were Doctor and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Dentist
  • Doctor

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Student

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

Woodbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Woodbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodbury 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Woodbury. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Woodbury. For the veterans among your Woodbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodbury lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Woodbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Woodbury in 1950 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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