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Where is the Portwood family from?
You can see how Portwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Portwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Portwood families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Portwood families living in Kentucky. This was about 29% of all the recorded Portwood's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Portwood families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Portwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Portwood. 26% of Portwood men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Portwood women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Portwood were Truck Driver and Clerk.