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


Similar surnames: Norwood, Garwood, Packwood, Hopwood, Southwood, Watwood, Horwood

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Portwood Family Origin

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Portwood Family Occupations

What did your Portwood ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Portwood Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Portwood ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Portwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Portwood lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Portwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Portwood in 1941 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Portwood 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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