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Henwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named, as for example Henwood in Cornwall, in Linkinhorne parish, which is named from Old English henn ‘hen’, ‘wild bird’ + wudu ‘wood’, or Hen Wood in Wootton, Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire), which is named from Old English hiwan ‘religious community’ (genitive plural higna) + wudu.

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


Similar surnames: Heywood, Hagwood, Haywood, Horwood, Harwood, Hopwood, Linwood, Elwood

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Henwood Family Origin

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Henwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Henwood family was Annuitant. The most common Henwood occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Henwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henwood.

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