Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.
Where is the Heywood family from?
You can see how Heywood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heywood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heywood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 3,372 Heywood families living in Lancashire. This was about 54% of all the recorded Heywood's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Heywood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heywood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Heywood. 8% of Heywood men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Heywood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heywood were Retired and Housewife. .