Norwood Family History

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Norwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Horwood, Harwood, Garwood, Hopwood, Yarwood, Haywood, Hogwood

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Norwood Family Origin

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Norwood Family Occupations

What did your Norwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norwood. The most common Norwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Norwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Norwood family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Norwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Norwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Norwood

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Norwood. 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 Norwood. For the veterans among your Norwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Norwood lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Norwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Norwood in 1941 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norwood 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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