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Silverwood Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Silver Wood in Ravenfield, West Yorkshire (although that is not recorded until 1764). The place name may refer to a wood of silver birches.

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


Similar surnames: Sherwood, Silkwood, Silverthorn, Fleetwood, Calderwood, Silverstone

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Silverwood Family Origin

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Silverwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Fisherman

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Silverwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Silverwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Silverwood family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silverwood.

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Silverwood Life Expectancy

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