Garwood Family History

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Garwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified minor place, possibly in East Anglia, where the name is most common, and probably so called from Old English gara ‘gore’, ‘triangular piece of land’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Harwood, Yarwood, Haywood, Hagwood, Gatwood, Watwood, Norwood

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Garwood Family Origin

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Garwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garwood. The most common Garwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Garwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garwood family was Carpenter.

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Garwood Historical Records

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Garwood Life Expectancy

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