Hopwood Family History

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Hopwood Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so named from Old English hop ‘valley among hills’ + wudu ‘wood’. There is a Hopwood in Worcestershire, identical in meaning, which may also have given rise to the surname in some instances.

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

Similar surnames: Horwood, Heywood, Haywood, Hagwood, Henwood, Hogwood, Norwood

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Hopwood Family Origin

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Hopwood Family Occupations

What did your Hopwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hopwood. 3% of Hopwood men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Hopwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hopwood were Colliery Hewer and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant
  • Household Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hopwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Hopwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Hopwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hopwood. For the veterans among your Hopwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopwood lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hopwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hopwood in 1944 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hopwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopwood ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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