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Where is the Atwood family from?
You can see how Atwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Atwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Atwood families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 170 Atwood families living in Massachusetts. This was about 26% of all the recorded Atwood's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Atwood families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Atwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Atwood. 16% of Atwood men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Atwood women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Atwood were Truck Driver and Clerk. .