Spotswood Family History

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Spotswood Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Gordon, Berwickshire, first recorded in 1249 as Spottiswode. The second element is Middle English wode ‘wood’; the first appears to derive from a personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Homewood, Southwood, Lockwood, Gatewood, Packwood, Prestwood

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Spotswood Family Origin

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Spotswood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Son

    17%
  • Apprentice

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spotswood. A less common occupation for the Spotswood family was Apprentice. The most common Spotswood occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Spotswood's were Farmers.

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Spotswood Historical Records

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Spotswood Life Expectancy

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