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Linwood Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from places in Scotland (near Glasgow), Lincolnshire, and Hampshire named Linwood, from Old English lind ‘lime (tree)’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Henwood, Ringwood, Linton, Armwood, Heywood, Hagwood, Inwood, Lind

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Linwood Family Origin

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Linwood Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    15%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Ag. Lab.

    3%

In 1881, the most common Linwood occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 15% of Linwood's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Linwood family was Ag. Lab.. Bricklayer, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linwood.

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Linwood Historical Records

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Linwood Life Expectancy

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