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Amwood Family History

Amwood Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Armwood, Atwood, Alwood, Arwood, Haywood, Hagwood, Wood, Harwood

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Where is the Amwood family from?

You can see how Amwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amwood family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Amwood families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Amwood family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Amwood's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Amwood families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 39 census records available for the last name Amwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Amwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amwood. For the veterans among your Amwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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