Leatherwood Family History

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Leatherwood Name Meaning

English: perhaps a deliberate alteration of Leatherhead, a habitational name from Leatherhead in Surrey, which is named from Celtic led ‘gray’ + rïd ‘ford’, or alternatively a habitational name from Lythwood in Shropshire, which is named from Old English hlið ‘slope’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Littlewood, Gatewood, Sherwood, Underwood, Hazelwood, Calderwood

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Leatherwood Family Origin

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Leatherwood Family Occupations

What did your Leatherwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coke by Produce Operator and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leatherwood. 20% of Leatherwood men worked as a Coke by Produce Operator and 40% of Leatherwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leatherwood were Turner ( Engineers ) and Maternity Sister

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coke by Produce Operator
    20%
  • Costing Clerk
    20%
  • Electric Switchboard Allen
    20%
  • Turner ( Engineers )
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Dairymaid
    10%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    10%
  • Maternity Sister
    10%

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

Leatherwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Leatherwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leatherwood 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Leatherwood. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Leatherwood. For the veterans among your Leatherwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leatherwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Leatherwood lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leatherwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leatherwood in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leatherwood

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