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Yarwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Yarwood Heath in Cheshire, earlier Yarwode, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + wudu ‘wood’. Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Iorwerth, composed of the elements ior ‘lord’ + a lenited form of berth ‘handsome’.

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


Similar surnames: Harwood, Garwood, Armwood, Haywood, Hagwood, Cawood, Horwood, Watwood

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Yarwood Family Origin

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Yarwood Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Yarwood family was Blacksmith. Labourer, Farmer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yarwood. The most common Yarwood occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Yarwood's were Labourers.

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Yarwood Historical Records

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Yarwood Life Expectancy

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