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Armwood Name Meaning

Perhaps an English habitational name from Arnwood in Hampshire or Earnwood in Shropshire, both named from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + wudu ‘wood’. The surname, however, does not appear in present-day English records.

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


Similar surnames: Yarwood, Ashwood, Heywood, Garwood, Harwood, Hagwood, Horwood

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Armwood Family Origin

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Armwood Family Occupations

What did your Armwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Armwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Armwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Armwood family was Day Laborer. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Armwood.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Day Laborer

    10%

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

Armwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Armwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armwood 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Armwood. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Armwood. For the veterans among your Armwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Armwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Armwood lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Armwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Armwood in 1947 was 64, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Armwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Armwood 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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