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Womack Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Norfolk): possibly a nickname from a diminutive of Middle English wombe ‘belly stomach’ (Old English wamb womb).

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

Similar surnames: Wommack, Womac, Warmack, Mick, Hosack, Wack, Mack, Smack, Waymack

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Where is the Womack family from?

You can see how Womack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Womack family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Womack families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 358 Womack families living in Yorkshire. This was about 59% of all the recorded Womack's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Womack families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Womack surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Womack ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Womack. 35% of Womack men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Womack women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Womack were Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duti. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Womack. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Womack. For the veterans among your Womack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Womack lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Womack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Womack in 1940 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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