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Kirkwood Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places named as being a wood belonging to the Church or situated by a church (see Kirk). There are places so called in Ayrshire, Dumfries, and Lanarkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Kirkland, Silkwood, Norwood, Harwood, Linwood, Ringwood, Garwood

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Kirkwood Family Origin

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Kirkwood Family Occupations

What did your Kirkwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkwood. A less common occupation for the Kirkwood family was Carpenter. The most common Kirkwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kirkwood's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Kirkwood Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kirkwood ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kirkwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirkwood lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Kirkwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kirkwood in 1946 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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