Dinwiddie Family History

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Dinwiddie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name for someone from Dinwoodie near Dumfries. The place name is of uncertain derivation; it is first recorded in 1296 in the form Dinwithie, Dunwythye (then later 1482 Donwethy, 1503 Dunwedy, 1578 Dumwiddie) and is probably named with British words that are ancestors of Welsh din ‘forest’ + gwydd ‘shrubs’, ‘bushes’.

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


Similar surnames: Weddle, Linville, Hindle, Dinsdale, Sinicki, Dingle, Missildine

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Dinwiddie Family Origin

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Dinwiddie Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Dinwiddie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Dinwiddie's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dinwiddie. A less common occupation for the Dinwiddie family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Dinwiddie Historical Records

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Dinwiddie Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Dinwiddie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dinwiddie in 1954 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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