Woosley Family History

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Woosley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolseley in Staffordshire, named with the Old English personal name Wulfsige + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Woolley, Worsley, Woodley, Bosley, Wansley, Wortley, Wormley, Mosley

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Woosley Family Origin

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Woosley Family Occupations

What did your Woosley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Asst Supreant and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Woosley. 50% of Woosley men worked as an Asst Supreant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Asst Supreant
  • Traveller

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk

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

Woosley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Woosley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woosley 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Woosley. 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 Woosley. For the veterans among your Woosley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woosley Life Expectancy

What is the average Woosley lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Woosley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Woosley in 1948 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woosley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woosley 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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