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Alwood Surname Meaning

English: variant of Ellwood .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Allwood, Arwood, Algood, Atwood, Gatwood, Flood, Ellwood, Caywood

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Where is the Alwood family from?

You can see how Alwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Alwood families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 36 Alwood families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Alwood's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Alwood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bread cake Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Alwood. 100% of Alwood men worked as a Bread cake Maker and 100% of Alwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bread cake Maker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Alwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 672 immigration records available for the last name Alwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 913 military records available for the last name Alwood. For the veterans among your Alwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alwood lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Alwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Alwood in 1963 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

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