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Henwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named, as for example Henwood in Cornwall, in Linkinhorne parish, which is named from Old English henn ‘hen’, ‘wild bird’ + wudu ‘wood’, or Hen Wood in Wootton, Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire), which is named from Old English hiwan ‘religious community’ (genitive plural higna) + wudu.

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


Similar surnames: Heywood, Hagwood, Haywood, Horwood, Harwood, Hopwood, Linwood, Elwood

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Henwood Family Origin

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Henwood Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Miner

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henwood. A less common occupation for the Henwood family was Laborer. The most common Henwood occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 16% of Henwood's were Keeping Houses.

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