Portwood Family History

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Portwood Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from a place so called in what is now Greater Manchester.

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

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Portwood Family Origin

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Portwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Portwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Portwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Portwood family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Portwood.

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Portwood Historical Records

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Portwood Life Expectancy

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