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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

What did your Fleetwood ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Works On Farm

    6%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Fleetwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fleetwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Fleetwood lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fleetwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Fleetwood in 1946 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fleetwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fleetwood 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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