Lockwood Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Lockwood Name Meaning: This is a habitational name from a place in 'Yorkshire',named in old English as loc(a) 'enclosure' + wudu 'wood','enclosed wood'.

It seems that more recent bearers descend from a single family originating in 'Yorkshire'.The first recorded spelling is that of 'Henry De Locwode',a knight dated 1294.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Lockwood Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Lockwood family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 136
Female Servant 108
Independent 77
Labourer 53
Farmer 46
Fancy Weaver 45
Male Servant 43
Weaver 42
Clothier 37
Woollen Weaver 23
Shoe Maker 22
Tailor 19
Cotton Weaver 17
Apprentice 15
Clerk 13
Gardener 12
Coal Miner 12
Butcher 10
Dress Maker 10
Ag Labourer 10
Joiner 10
Worsted Weaver 10
Merchant 9
Plasterer 9
Carpenter 9

Lockwood Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Lockwood 100% 48,524
2 Lackwood 88% 481
3 Luckwood 88% 180

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The surname Lockwood is the most popular version of all its varients

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