Eastwood Family History

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Eastwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Eastwood. Most, such as the one in Essex, get the name from Old English east ‘east’ + wudu ‘wood’, but an example in Nottinghamshire originally had as its final element Old Norse þveit ‘meadow’ (see Thwaites).

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


Similar surnames: Easton, Haywood, Harwood, Watwood, Westwood, Gatewood, Ashwood

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Eastwood Family Origin

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Eastwood Family Occupations

What did your Eastwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Weaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Eastwood. 2% of Eastwood men worked as a Cotton Weaver and 47% of Eastwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eastwood were Cotton Spinner and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Weaver
    2%
  • General Labourer
    1%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Cotton Spinner
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Cotton Weaver
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    1%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Eastwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 173,000 census records available for the last name Eastwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eastwood 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Eastwood. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Eastwood. For the veterans among your Eastwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eastwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Eastwood lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eastwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Eastwood in 1949 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eastwood

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