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Markwood Name Meaning

part-translation of German Markwald, from a Germanic personal name (Marcowald) composed of marc ‘boundary’ + waltan ‘to rule’, or from a topographic name meaning ‘boundary woods’.

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


Similar surnames: Yarwood, Packwood, Wormwood, Harwood, Mahmood, Markworth, Garwood

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Markwood Family Origin

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Markwood Family Occupations

What did your Markwood ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Woolen Manufacturer

    6%

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

Markwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Markwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Markwood lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Markwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Markwood in 1954 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markwood 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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