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Redwood Name Meaning

Southern English: habitational name from some minor place so called, probably from Old English read ‘red’ + wudu ‘wood’. The reference is probably to birch trees as they appear in the spring.

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


Similar surnames: Heywood, Elwood, Garwood, Henwood, Haywood, Hagwood, Hopwood

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Redwood Family Origin

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Redwood Family Occupations

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  • Stone Mason

    50%
  • Student

    50%

In 1881, the most common Redwood occupation in Canada was Stone Mason. 50% of Redwood's were Stone Masons. Stone Mason and Student were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Redwood.

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