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Linwood Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from places in Scotland (near Glasgow), Lincolnshire, and Hampshire named Linwood, from Old English lind ‘lime (tree)’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Henwood, Ringwood, Linton, Armwood, Heywood, Hagwood, Inwood, Lind

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Linwood Family Origin

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Linwood Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Store

    22%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Drygoods Salesman

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Linwood family was Farmer. Clerk In Store, Keeping House and Drygoods Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linwood. The most common Linwood occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 22% of Linwood's were Clerk In Stores.

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Linwood Historical Records

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Linwood Life Expectancy

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