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Andwood Family History

Andwood Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Armwood, Redwood, Inwood, Ashwood, Atwood, Alwood, Attwood, Allwood

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Where is the Andwood family from?

You can see how Andwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andwood family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Andwood families were found in USA in 1920. In 1871 there was 1 Andwood family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Andwood's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Andwood families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Andwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Andwood. 100% of Andwood men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 89 census records available for the last name Andwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andwood 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Andwood. 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 7 military records available for the last name Andwood. For the veterans among your Andwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Andwood lifespan?

Average Andwood life expectancy in 1996 was 82 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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