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Blackwood Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dumfries, Strathclyde, and Yorkshire, named Blackwood, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + wudu ‘wood’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Blackford, Lockwood, Packwood, Blackwell, Blackmore, Harwood

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Blackwood Family Origin

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Blackwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Iron Miner

    2%
  • Carter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Blackwood occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Blackwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Iron Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackwood. A less common occupation for the Blackwood family was Carter.

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Blackwood Historical Records

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Blackwood Life Expectancy

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