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Cawthon Family History

Cawthon Name Meaning
Variant of English Cawthorne.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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13,637 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,518 Military Records
243 Immigration Records
9,604 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cawthon Families

  • Number of Cawthon families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cawthon families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cawthon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cawthon census records

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Cawthon Family Origin

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Cawthon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cawthon families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cawthon

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Cawthon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cawthon census records

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Cawthon Civil War Service Records

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