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Bywood Surname Meaning

denoting someone who lived by a wood. Compare Attwood .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Haywood, Blood, Wood, Elwood, Heywood, Byford, Cawood, Inwood

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Where is the Bywood family from?

You can see how Bywood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bywood family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Bywood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 13 Bywood families living in Yorkshire. This was about 59% of all the recorded Bywood's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Bywood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bywood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bywood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Bywood. 100% of Bywood 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 225 census records available for the last name Bywood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bywood 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Bywood. 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 28 military records available for the last name Bywood. For the veterans among your Bywood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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