Fleetwood Family History

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Fleetwood Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place named with Old English fleot ‘stream’, ‘estuary’ + wudu ‘wood’. The place of this name in Lancashire got its name in the 19th century from its founder, Sir Peter Hesketh Fleetwood, and is not the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Lockwood, Heywood, Greenwood, Gatewood, Elwood, Fleet, Westwood

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Fleetwood Family Origin

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Fleetwood Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    25%
  • Dressmaker

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Not Given

    25%

In 1881, the most common Fleetwood occupation in Canada was Butcher. 25% of Fleetwood's were Butchers. Butcher, Dressmaker and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fleetwood. A less common occupation for the Fleetwood family was Not Given.

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Fleetwood Historical Records

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Fleetwood Life Expectancy

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