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Odwood Family History

Odwood 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: Osgood, Wood, Elwood, Hopwood, Horwood, Redwood, Cawood, Inwood

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Where is the Odwood family from?

You can see how Odwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odwood family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Odwood family living in Kent. This was about 50% of all the recorded Odwood's in United Kingdom. Kent and 1 other county had the highest population of Odwood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Odwood ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 9 census records available for the last name Odwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odwood 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Odwood. 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 1 military records available for the last name Odwood. For the veterans among your Odwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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