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Prestwood Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English prest ‘priest’ + wode ‘wood’, denoting someone who lived by a wood owned by the Church, or a habitational name from places so named in Buckinghamshire, Staffordshire, and Sussex.

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

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Prestwood Family Origin

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Prestwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Day Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prestwood family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prestwood. The most common Prestwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Prestwood's were Farmers.

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Prestwood Historical Records

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Prestwood Life Expectancy

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