First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arwood

Sharyn McCrumb is a writer. Sharyn was given the name Sharyn Elaine Arwood in Wilmington, North Carolina.


Clyde was born on September 7th, 1901 in Tennessee. He left this life on August 14th, 1943.


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Popularity of Arwood as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arwood U.S.
  White 95.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.97% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arwood

People with the last name Arwood are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arwood

  • How Popular is the name Arwood? Arwood is the 67,023rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Arwood was the 13,981st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arwood have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Arwood in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arwood? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arwood first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arwood is Saturday, January 28th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Arwood born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arwood was in 1920 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Arwood: Your name in reverse order is Doowra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oorawd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arwood? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,156 people with the last name Arwood.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arwood? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arwood as their last name since less than 1 person in 137k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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