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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

What did your Linwood ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Clerk In Store

    22%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Drygoods Salesman

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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

Linwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Linwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Linwood lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Linwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Linwood in 1950 was 44, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linwood 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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