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Ditsworth Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Ditsworthy in Sheepstor Devon (which is perhaps named from a Middle English personal name Durke ‘the dark one’ + Middle English worth(y) ‘enclosure’) or from some other unidentified place. The surname is not found in current English records.

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


Similar surnames: Titsworth, Dilworth, Ainsworth, Dodsworth, Silkworth, Burnworth

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Where is the Ditsworth family from?

You can see how Ditsworth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ditsworth family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ditsworth families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Ditsworth family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Ditsworth's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ditsworth families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ditsworth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ditsworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ditsworth. 20% of Ditsworth men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Ditsworth women worked as a Housework. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Labor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    100%
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What Ditsworth family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ditsworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ditsworth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 24 immigration records available for the last name Ditsworth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 192 military records available for the last name Ditsworth. For the veterans among your Ditsworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ditsworth lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ditsworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ditsworth in 1958 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

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