Flood Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small stream or an intermittent spring (Old English flod(e), from flowan ‘to flow’). Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Llwyd (see Lloyd). Irish: translation of various names correctly or erroneously associated with Gaelic tuile ‘flood’ (see Toole).

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


Similar surnames: Ford, Blood, Floor, Hood, Loud, Cloud, Flott, Good, Flook, Look

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Flood Family Origin

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Flood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Flood occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Flood's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flood. A less common occupation for the Flood family was Labourer.

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Flood Historical Records

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Flood Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Flood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Flood in 1944 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flood

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