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Atwood Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Watwood, Wood, Hagwood, Gatwood, Haywood, Elwood, Yarwood, Ashwood

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Atwood Family Origin

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Atwood Family Occupations

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  • Student

    24%
  • Fisherman

    19%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Atwood family was Carpenter. Student, Fisherman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atwood. The most common Atwood occupation in Canada was Student. 24% of Atwood's were Students.

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Atwood Historical Records

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Atwood Life Expectancy

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