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Horwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Great and Little Horwood in Buckinghamshire, named from Old English horu ‘dirty’, ‘muddy’ + wudu ‘wood’, or from Horwood in Devon, which may be of the same derivation or may have Old English har ‘gray’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Harwood, Hopwood, Norwood, Heywood, Henwood, Hagwood, Hogwood

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Horwood Family Origin

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Horwood Family Occupations

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  • County Clerk

    14%
  • Eng

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Horwood family was Keeping House. The most common Horwood occupation in the USA was County Clerk. 14% of Horwood's were County Clerks. County Clerk, Eng and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horwood.

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Horwood Historical Records

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Horwood Life Expectancy

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