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Westwood Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Westwood, from Old English west ‘west’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Eastwood, Weston, Watwood, Prestwood, Westcott, Westbrook, Henwood

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Westwood Family Origin

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Westwood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carriage Maker

    3%
  • Coppersmith

    3%
  • Drep Maker

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Westwood family was Drep Maker. The most common Westwood occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Westwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Carriage Maker and Coppersmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westwood.

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Westwood Historical Records

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Westwood Life Expectancy

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