Gatwood Family History

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Gatwood Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Gatward, an occupational name for a gate keeper or goatherd, from Old English geat ‘gate’ or gat ‘goat’ + weard ‘ward’, ‘keeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Gatewood, Garwood, Watwood, Atwood, Hagwood, Gatton, Haywood, Yarwood

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Gatwood Family Origin

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Gatwood Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Brick Moulder (Mkr)

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    7%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Baker and Brick Moulder (Mkr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gatwood. The most common Gatwood occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Gatwood's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gatwood family was Bricklayer.

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Gatwood Historical Records

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Gatwood Life Expectancy

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