Dinwiddie Family History

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Dinwiddie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name for someone from Dinwoodie near Dumfries. The place name is of uncertain derivation; it is first recorded in 1296 in the form Dinwithie, Dunwythye (then later 1482 Donwethy, 1503 Dunwedy, 1578 Dumwiddie) and is probably named with British words that are ancestors of Welsh din ‘forest’ + gwydd ‘shrubs’, ‘bushes’.

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


Similar surnames: Weddle, Linville, Hindle, Dinsdale, Sinicki, Dingle, Missildine

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Dinwiddie Family Origin

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Dinwiddie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Dinwiddie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Dinwiddie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dinwiddie family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dinwiddie.

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Dinwiddie Historical Records

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Dinwiddie Life Expectancy

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