Cawood Family History

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Cawood Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from places in North Yorkshire and Lancashire called Cawood, from Old English ca ‘jackdaw’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Harwood, Haywood, Garwood, Watwood, Elwood, Yarwood, Hagwood, Wood

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Cawood Family Origin

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Cawood Family Occupations

What did your Cawood ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cawood occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Cawood's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Cawood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cawood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cawood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cawood. 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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Draft Card

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

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Cawood Life Expectancy

What is the average Cawood lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cawood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cawood in 1948 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cawood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cawood ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Cawood Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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