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Wood Surname History

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Wood Life Expectancy

According to our database of 111,574 people with the last name Wood that have a birth and death date listed:

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Most Common Wood First Names

According to our database of 186,339 people with the last name Wood that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • William 3.4%
  • John 3.2%
  • James 2.8%
  • Mary 2.0%
  • Robert 2.0%
  • Charles 1.8%
  • George 1.8%
  • Thomas 1.3%
  • Henry 0.8%
  • Joseph 0.8%
  • Richard 0.7%
  • Margaret 0.7%
  • Elizabeth 0.7%
  • David 0.7%
  • Walter 0.7%
  • Wood 0.7%
  • Edward 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Arthur 0.6%
  • Helen 0.6%
  • Donald 0.6%
  • Harry 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Harold 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Albert 0.5%
  • Alice 0.4%
  • Kenneth 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Frederick 0.4%
  • Samuel 0.4%
  • Florence 0.4%
  • Ernest 0.3%
  • Paul 0.3%
  • J 0.3%
  • Anna 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Mildred 0.3%
  • Francis 0.3%
  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Herbert 0.3%
  • Ralph 0.3%
  • Fred 0.3%
  • Alfred 0.3%
  • Michael 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%

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