Damewood Family History

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Damewood Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dammholz, a topographic name for someone living by a wooded dike, from Damm ‘dam’, ‘dike’ + Holz ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Hagewood, Amend, Gatewood, Homewood, Atwood, Markwood, Yarwood

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Damewood Family Origin

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Damewood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Damewood family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damewood. The most common Damewood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Damewood's were Farmers.

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Damewood Historical Records

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Damewood Life Expectancy

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