Spotswood Family History

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Spotswood Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Gordon, Berwickshire, first recorded in 1249 as Spottiswode. The second element is Middle English wode ‘wood’; the first appears to derive from a personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Homewood, Southwood, Lockwood, Gatewood, Packwood, Prestwood

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Spotswood Family Origin

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Spotswood Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    16%
  • Accountant

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Spotswood family was Cabinet Maker. Coal Miner, Accountant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spotswood. The most common Spotswood occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 16% of Spotswood's were Coal Miners.

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Spotswood Historical Records

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Spotswood Life Expectancy

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