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Origins of the Bywood surname

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About the Bywoods

We have a total number of 237 records for people with the last name Bywood.

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Where do most Bywoods live?

In 1921, most Bywoods lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Bywoods

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 231 records for the Bywood surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Bywoods most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bywoods.

What are the most common Bywood first names?

  • William
  • Henry
  • Elizabeth
  • Miriam

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Common jobs for Bywoods

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bywoods in 1921




Pupil Teacher


Assistant In Cook Shop


Assistant Mistress


Common Male occupations for Bywoods in 1921
Boot Finisher


Boot Rivetter


Cap Maker






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