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Rockwood Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Rockwood Park in West Sussex.

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


Similar surnames: Lockwood, Hogwood, Packwood, Rochford, Rockwell, Portwood, Homewood

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Rockwood Family Origin

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Rockwood Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    40%
  • Gnr Porter

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Sewing Machine Agent

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rockwood family was Sewing Machine Agent. Blacksmith, Gnr Porter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockwood. The most common Rockwood occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 40% of Rockwood's were Blacksmiths.

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Rockwood Historical Records

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Rockwood Life Expectancy

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