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Southwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so named from Old English suð ‘south’ + wudu ‘wood’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

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Southwood Family Origin

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Southwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Southwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Southwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Southwood. A less common occupation for the Southwood family was Laborer.

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Southwood Historical Records

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Southwood Life Expectancy

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