Erwood Family History

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Erwood Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from Erwood in Breconshire.

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


Similar surnames: Elwood, Yarwood, Norwood, Harwood, Armwood, Heywood, Horwood, Garwood

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Erwood Family Origin

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Erwood Family Occupations

What did your Erwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Erwood. 4% of Erwood men worked as a General Labourer and 44% of Erwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Erwood were Assistant Rates Overseer Retired and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Painter
    4%
  • Assistant Chemist student (analytical)
    2%
  • Assistant Rates Overseer Retired
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    44%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    7%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    5%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    3%

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

Erwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Erwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erwood 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Erwood. 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 552 military records available for the last name Erwood. For the veterans among your Erwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Erwood lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Erwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Erwood in 1956 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erwood 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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