Silkwood Family History

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Silkwood Name Meaning

Probably an English habitational name from a place so named, for example Silk Wood in Gloucestershire or Silkwood Top in Devon. However, the surname does not appear in present-day English records.

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


Similar surnames: Silkworth, Lockwood, Armwood, Ringwood, Elwood, Packwood, Kirkwood

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Silkwood Family Origin

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Silkwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    81%
  • Bee Keeper

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeper Of A House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Silkwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 81% of Silkwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Silkwood family was Keeper Of A House. Farmer, Bee Keeper and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silkwood.

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Silkwood Historical Records

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Silkwood Life Expectancy

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