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Inwood Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by the ‘inner wood’, i.e. the wood nearest the home farm (the main farm) of an estate.

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


Similar surnames: Wood, Linwood, Atwood, Henwood, Nord, Flood, Snook, Wool, Ringwood

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Inwood Family Origin

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Inwood Family Occupations

What did your Inwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Inwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Inwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Inwood family was Baker. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Inwood.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Inwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Inwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Inwood lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Inwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Inwood in 1954 was 36, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Inwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Inwood 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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