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Transferred use of the surname, in origin a local name from any of the very numerous places named with the Old English word worð ‘enclosure’ (used especially of a subsidiary settlement dependent on a main village). Use as a given name has probably been inspired in part by the modern English vocabulary word referring to high personal merit (Old English weorth).
7,171st in the U.S.

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Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
2,005
to be exact
North Carolina
has the most people named Worth per capita
1913
marked the height of its popularity
0%
100%
97%
55+
3%
30-54
0%
13-29
0%
0-12

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