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Bigwood Name Meaning

English: from the Germanic personal name Bigwald, composed of an unexplained first element + wald ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Elwood, Good, Yarwood, Osgood, Horwood, Winwood, Inwood, Ringwood

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Bigwood Family Origin

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Bigwood Family Occupations

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  • Plasterer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bigwood family was Laborer. Plasterer, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigwood. The most common Bigwood occupation in the USA was Plasterer. 15% of Bigwood's were Plasterers.

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Bigwood Historical Records

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Bigwood Life Expectancy

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