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Fleetwood Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place named with Old English fleot ‘stream’, ‘estuary’ + wudu ‘wood’. The place of this name in Lancashire got its name in the 19th century from its founder, Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood, and is not the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Lockwood, Heywood, Greenwood, Gatewood, Elwood, Fleet, Westwood

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Fleetwood Family Origin

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Fleetwood Family Occupations

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

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  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Iron Moulder

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Farmer and Iron Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fleetwood. The most common Fleetwood occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 5% of Fleetwood's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Fleetwood family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Fleetwood Historical Records

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Fleetwood Life Expectancy

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