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Atwood Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Watwood, Wood, Hagwood, Gatwood, Haywood, Elwood, Yarwood, Ashwood

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Atwood Family Origin

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Atwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Atwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Atwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atwood. A less common occupation for the Atwood family was Carpenter.

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Atwood Historical Records

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Atwood Life Expectancy

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