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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

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hopwood ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopwood. The most common Hopwood occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Hopwood's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Hopwood family was Cotton Weaver.

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Hopwood Historical Records

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Hopwood Life Expectancy

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