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Markwood Name Meaning

part-translation of German Markwald, from a Germanic personal name (Marcowald) composed of marc ‘boundary’ + waltan ‘to rule’, or from a topographic name meaning ‘boundary woods’.

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


Similar surnames: Yarwood, Packwood, Wormwood, Harwood, Mahmood, Markworth, Garwood

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Markwood Family Origin

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Markwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Woolen Manufacturer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Markwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Markwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markwood. A less common occupation for the Markwood family was Woolen Manufacturer.

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Markwood Historical Records

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Markwood Life Expectancy

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