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Prestwood Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English prest ‘priest’ + wode ‘wood’, denoting someone who lived by a wood owned by the Church, or a habitational name from places so named in Buckinghamshire, Staffordshire, and Sussex.

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


Similar surnames: Greenwood, Westwood, Preston, Fleetwood, Eastwood, Prestwich

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Prestwood Family Origin

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Prestwood Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prestwood. The most common Prestwood occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Prestwood's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Prestwood family was Carpenter.

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Prestwood Historical Records

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Prestwood Life Expectancy

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