Arrowood Family History

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Arrowood Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Harwood. There is also a Cherokee connection, but it is not known whether this name is derived from a Cherokee original.

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


Similar surnames: Arwood, Armwood, Gatewood, Harwood, Garwood, Harewood, Redwood

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Arrowood Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Arrowood name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Arrowood. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    64%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Norway

    2%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    2%

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Arrowood Family Origin

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Arrowood Family Occupations

What did your Arrowood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arrowood. The most common Arrowood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Arrowood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Arrowood family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Arrowood Historical Records

What Arrowood family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Arrowood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arrowood 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 286 immigration records available for the last name Arrowood. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Arrowood. For the veterans among your Arrowood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arrowood Life Expectancy

What is the average Arrowood lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Arrowood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Arrowood in 1953 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arrowood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arrowood 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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