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Silverwood Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Silver Wood in Ravenfield, West Yorkshire (although that is not recorded until 1764). The place name may refer to a wood of silver birches.

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


Similar surnames: Sherwood, Silkwood, Silverthorn, Fleetwood, Calderwood, Silverstone

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Silverwood Family Origin

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Silverwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

In 1881, the most common Silverwood occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Silverwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Silverwood family was Labourer. Farmer and Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Silverwood.

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