Alwood Family History

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Alwood Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Ellwood.

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

Similar surnames: Allwood, Arwood, Algood, Atwood, Gatwood, Flood, Ellwood, Caywood

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Alwood Family Origin

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Alwood Family Occupations

What did your Alwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Alwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alwood family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alwood.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alwood ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Alwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 672 immigration records available for the last name Alwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 913 military records available for the last name Alwood. For the veterans among your Alwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Alwood lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Alwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Alwood in 1963 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alwood ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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