Ringwood Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Ringwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Hampshire. The place name, recorded in 955 as Rimucwuda, is probably from Old English rimuc ‘boundary’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Linwood, Ringland, Hagwood, Redwood, Henwood, Silkwood, Chitwood

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Ringwood Family Origin

Where is the Ringwood family from?

Ringwood Family Occupations

What did your Ringwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ringwood. 24% of Ringwood men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Ringwood women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ringwood were Salesman and Secretary

View Census data for Ringwood | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Laundress
  • Maid
  • Secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ringwood Historical Records

What Ringwood family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ringwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ringwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Ringwood

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ringwood. 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.

View all Ringwood immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ringwood. For the veterans among your Ringwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ringwood military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ringwood family history.

Ringwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Ringwood lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ringwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ringwood in 1951 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ringwood

Famous Ringwood Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name