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Smallwood Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from a place in Cheshire, so called from Old English smæl ‘narrow’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Fullwood, Sherwood, Hazelwood, Harwood, Garwood, Silkwood, Hagwood

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Smallwood Family Origin

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Smallwood Family Occupations

What did your Smallwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Smallwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Smallwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smallwood. A less common occupation for the Smallwood family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Smallwood ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Smallwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smallwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smallwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Smallwood. 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.

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Draft Card

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

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Smallwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Smallwood lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Smallwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1946. The average life expectancy for Smallwood in 1943 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smallwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smallwood 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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