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Ginwood Family History

Ginwood 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: Linwood, Inwood, Winwood, Henwood, Garwood, Ringwood, Gatwood

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Where is the Ginwood family from?

You can see how Ginwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ginwood family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1880. The most Ginwood families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Ginwood family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Ginwood's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ginwood families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ginwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ginwood ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ginwood ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 14 census records available for the last name Ginwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ginwood 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Ginwood. 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 4 military records available for the last name Ginwood. For the veterans among your Ginwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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