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Smallwood Family History

Smallwood Name Meaning
English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from a place in Cheshire, so called from Old English smæl ‘narrow’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

712,133 Historical Documents with Smallwood on Ancestry.com
154,939 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,895 Military Records
6,825 Immigration Records
94,138 Census and Voter Lists
441,336 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Smallwood Families

  • Number of Smallwood families
     83 - 164
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Smallwood families
     242 - 482
     81 - 241
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Smallwood families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Smallwood census records

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Smallwood Family Origin

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Smallwood Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Smallwood

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Smallwood Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Smallwood census records

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Smallwood Civil War Service Records

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