Damewood Family History

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Damewood Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dammholz, a topographic name for someone living by a wooded dike, from Damm ‘dam’, ‘dike’ + Holz ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Hagewood, Amend, Gatewood, Homewood, Atwood, Markwood, Yarwood

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Damewood Family Origin

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Damewood Family Occupations

What did your Damewood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Damewood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Damewood's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damewood. A less common occupation for the Damewood family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Damewood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Damewood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damewood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Damewood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Damewood. For the veterans among your Damewood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damewood Life Expectancy

What is the average Damewood lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Damewood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Damewood in 1955 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damewood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Damewood ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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