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Cowperthwaite Family History

Cowperthwaite Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Copperthwaite in North Yorkshire, which is named with Middle English coupere ‘maker of wooden buckets and tubs’ + thweit ‘clearing’ (from Old Norse þveit).

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

63,865 Historical Documents with Cowperthwaite on Ancestry.com
15,435 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
763 Military Records
848 Immigration Records
5,462 Census and Voter Lists
41,357 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cowperthwaite Families

  • Number of Cowperthwaite families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cowperthwaite families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cowperthwaite families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cowperthwaite census records

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Cowperthwaite Family Origin

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Cowperthwaite Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cowperthwaite

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Cowperthwaite Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cowperthwaite census records

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Cowperthwaite Civil War Service Records

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