Linwood

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13k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
675
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Linwood

"Linwood" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the linden tree dell". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Linwood

He was most prominent from 1978 to 1978. Linwood was born on October 9th, 1955 in Vancouver.

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Linwood Barclay is a writer. Linwood was born in 1955 in Darien, Connecticut.

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Lin Carter was a fantasy and science fiction writer. He was most prominent from 1965 to 1988. Lin was given the name Linwood Vrooman Carter on June 9th, 1930 in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. He passed away on February 7th, 1988.

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Linwood Sexton is a football player. Linwood was born on April 16th, 1926 in Wichita, Kansas.

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John Perceval was an artist in the fields of painting and pottery. John was given the name Linwood Robert Steven South on February 1st, 1923 in Bruce Rock, Western Australia. He breathed his last breath on October 15th, 2000.

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Linwood was born on July 20th, 1964 in Richmond, Virginia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Linwood

Shock Linwood is a football player. Shock was born on October 13th, 1993 in Linden, Texas.

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Mary Linwood was a needle woman, school mistress, and needlework. Mary was born in 1755 in Birmingham. She passed away in 1845.

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Paul Linwood is a soccer player for the Connah's Quay Nomads F.C., Tranmere Rovers F.C., Wrexham F.C., Chester City F.C., Grimsby Town F.C., Fleetwood Town F.C., Chester F.C., and Salford City F.C. Paul was born on October 24th, 1983 in Birkenhead, England.

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Alec Linwood was a soccer player for the Muirkirk F.C., St Mirren F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., Hibernian F.C., Clyde F.C., Greenock Morton F.C., Scottish Football League XI, and Scotland national football team. Alec was born on March 13th, 1920 in Drumsmudden, Ochiltree, Scotland. Alec is also known as Linwood and Alex (alt spelling). He left this life on October 23rd, 2003.

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William was born in 1817. He left this life in 1878.

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How popular is the baby name Linwood in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 5 0 5
1883 10 0 10
1884 6 0 6
1886 9 0 9
1887 9 0 9
1888 10 0 10
1889 7 0 7
1890 9 0 9
1891 8 0 8
1892 6 0 6
1893 8 0 8
1894 12 0 12
1895 13 0 13
1896 15 0 15
1897 13 0 13
1898 16 0 16
1899 14 0 14
1900 17 0 17
1901 17 0 17
1902 22 0 22
1903 21 0 21
1904 19 0 19
1905 13 0 13
1906 19 0 19
1907 22 0 22
1908 27 0 27
1909 18 0 18
1910 41 0 41
1911 41 0 41
1912 75 0 75
1913 91 0 91
1914 119 0 119
1915 135 0 135
1916 149 0 149
1917 147 0 147
1918 137 0 137
1919 159 0 159
1920 161 0 161
1921 179 0 179
1922 192 0 192
1923 174 0 174
1924 189 0 189
1925 174 0 174
1926 175 0 175
1927 206 0 206
1928 201 0 201
1929 161 0 161
1930 186 5 181
1931 158 0 158
1932 176 0 176
1933 146 0 146
1934 173 0 173
1935 155 0 155
1936 156 0 156
1937 189 0 189
1938 180 0 180
1939 164 0 164
1940 163 0 163
1941 182 0 182
1942 210 0 210
1943 230 0 230
1944 213 0 213
1945 227 0 227
1946 233 0 233
1947 247 0 247
1948 276 0 276
1949 272 0 272
1950 273 0 273
1951 218 0 218
1952 248 0 248
1953 261 0 261
1954 252 0 252
1955 234 0 234
1956 212 0 212
1957 207 0 207
1958 206 0 206
1959 205 0 205
1960 175 0 175
1961 166 0 166
1962 165 0 165
1963 149 0 149
1964 151 0 151
1965 142 0 142
1966 100 0 100
1967 130 0 130
1968 107 0 107
1969 113 0 113
1970 117 0 117
1971 101 0 101
1972 100 0 100
1973 77 0 77
1974 76 0 76
1975 77 0 77
1976 51 0 51
1977 81 0 81
1978 67 0 67
1979 58 0 58
1980 67 0 67
1981 68 0 68
1982 62 0 62
1983 51 0 51
1984 39 0 39
1985 31 0 31
1986 47 0 47
1987 36 0 36
1988 36 0 36
1989 43 0 43
1990 41 0 41
1991 34 0 34
1992 28 0 28
1993 29 0 29
1994 25 0 25
1995 29 0 29
1996 25 0 25
1997 22 0 22
1998 24 0 24
1999 19 0 19
2000 13 0 13
2001 16 0 16
2002 10 0 10
2003 24 0 24
2004 14 0 14
2005 15 0 15
2006 18 0 18
2007 14 0 14
2008 16 0 16
2009 7 0 7
2010 8 0 8
2011 12 0 12
2012 8 0 8
2013 5 0 5
2014 10 0 10
2015 13 0 13
2016 8 0 8

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Popularity of Linwood as a first name

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Popularity of Linwood as a last name

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Common last names for Linwood

  • Jones
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Harris
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • White
  • Lewis
  • Carter
  • Lee
  • Robinson
  • Anderson
  • Miller

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Linwood U.S.
  White 18.07% 64.26%
  African American 67.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Linwood

People with the last name Linwood are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Linwood

  • How Popular is the name Linwood? Linwood is the 2,162nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Linwood was the 33,731st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Linwood have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,698 babies born with the first name Linwood in the United States. That's more than enough people named Linwood to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Linwood? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Linwood first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Linwood is Sunday, August 25th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Linwood born? The highest recorded use of the first name Linwood was in 1948 with a total of 276 babies.
  • Random Linwood Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Linwood ranks 96th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 112 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Linwood: Your name in reverse order is Doownil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Owolind. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Linwood? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 675 people with the last name Linwood.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Linwood? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Linwood as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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