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Estwood Family History

Estwood 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: Eastwood, Westwood, Elwood, Prestwood, Gatwood, Watwood, Ashwood

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Where is the Estwood family from?

You can see how Estwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Estwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Estwood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 15 Estwood families living in Yorkshire. This was about 52% of all the recorded Estwood's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Estwood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Estwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Estwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Estwood. 100% of Estwood 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 489 census records available for the last name Estwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Estwood 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Estwood. 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 Estwood. For the veterans among your Estwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Estwood lifespan?

Between 1978 and 1991, in the United States, Estwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Estwood in 1978 was 90, and 72 in 1991.

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