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Eastwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Eastwood. Most, such as the one in Essex, get the name from Old English east ‘east’ + wudu ‘wood’, but an example in Nottinghamshire originally had as its final element Old Norse þveit ‘meadow’ (see Thwaites).

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


Similar surnames: Easton, Haywood, Harwood, Watwood, Westwood, Gatewood, Ashwood

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Eastwood Family Origin

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Eastwood Family Occupations

What did your Eastwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eastwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Eastwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eastwood family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eastwood.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Eastwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eastwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Eastwood lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eastwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Eastwood in 1949 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eastwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eastwood 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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