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Damewood Family History

Damewood Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Dammholz, a topographic name for someone living by a wooded dike, from Damm ‘dam’, ‘dike’ + Holz ‘wood’. EG. Not in HH, RW, ADM, OSGAZ, EML, GFB.

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

36,576 Historical Documents with Damewood on Ancestry.com
4,991 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,057 Military Records
120 Immigration Records
3,842 Census and Voter Lists
26,566 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Damewood Families

  • Number of Damewood families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Damewood last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Damewood Family Origin

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Damewood Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Damewood

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Damewood Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Damewood census records

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Damewood Civil War Service Records

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