Chitwood Family History

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Chitwood Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chetwode, a habitational name from a place in Buckinghamshire named Chitwood, from Celtic ced ‘wood’, with the tautological addition of Old English wudu when the old name was no longer understood.

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


Similar surnames: Hagwood, Heywood, Horwood, Henwood, Haywood, Sherwood, Elwood

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Chitwood Family Origin

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Chitwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chitwood family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chitwood. The most common Chitwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Chitwood's were Farmers.

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Chitwood Historical Records

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Chitwood Life Expectancy

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