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Homewood Name Meaning

English (Kent and Sussex): habitational name from any of various places of this name, in particular one in the parish of Perching, Sussex, recorded as Homwood in about 1280; there were others in Chailey and Forest Row in Sussex. All are probably named from Middle English home ‘homestead’, ‘manor’ + wode ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Hogwood, Hagwood, Hopwood, Horwood, Henwood, Lockwood, Haywood

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Homewood Family Origin

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Homewood Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Gardener

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Homewood. The most common Homewood occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Homewood's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Homewood family was Gardener.

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Homewood Historical Records

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Homewood Life Expectancy

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