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Origins of the Lockwood surname

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About the Lockwoods

We have a total number of 78768 records for people with the last name Lockwood.

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Where do most Lockwoods live?

In 1921, most Lockwoods lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Lockwoods

How common is your surname?

683rd most common surname in the UK

We have 69,000 records for the Lockwood surname. The oldest one dates back to 1486.

Who were Lockwoods most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lockwood first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Lockwood family members

Common jobs for Lockwoods

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

Common Female occupations for Lockwoods in 1921


Woollen Weaver


Domestic Servant


Living On Own Means


House Servant


Common Male occupations for Lockwoods in 1921
Coal Miner




Agricultural Labourer


Woollen Weaver


Farm Labourer


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