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Linwood Family History

Linwood Name Meaning
Scottish and English: habitational name from places in Scotland (near Glasgow), Lincolnshire, and Hampshire named Linwood, from Old English lind ‘lime (tree)’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

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Name Distribution of Linwood Families

  • Number of Linwood families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Linwood families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Linwood families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Linwood Family Origin

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Linwood Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Linwood

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Linwood Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Linwood Civil War Service Records

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