Fleetwood Family History

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Fleetwood Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place named with Old English fleot ‘stream’, ‘estuary’ + wudu ‘wood’. The place of this name in Lancashire got its name in the 19th century from its founder, Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood, and is not the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Lockwood, Heywood, Greenwood, Gatewood, Elwood, Fleet, Westwood

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Fleetwood Family Origin

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Fleetwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Works On Farm

    6%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fleetwood. A less common occupation for the Fleetwood family was Keeping House. The most common Fleetwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Fleetwood's were Farmers.

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Fleetwood Historical Records

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Fleetwood Life Expectancy

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