Leatherwood Family History

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Leatherwood Name Meaning

English: perhaps a deliberate alteration of Leatherhead, a habitational name from Leatherhead in Surrey, which is named from Celtic led ‘gray’ + rïd ‘ford’, or alternatively a habitational name from Lythwood in Shropshire, which is named from Old English hlið ‘slope’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Littlewood, Gatewood, Sherwood, Underwood, Hazelwood, Calderwood

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Leatherwood Family Origin

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Leatherwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leatherwood family was Farm Laborer. The most common Leatherwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Leatherwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leatherwood.

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Leatherwood Historical Records

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Leatherwood Life Expectancy

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