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Gawthrop Family History

Gawthrop Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several places in West Yorkshire called Gawthrop or Gawthorpe, all of which are named from Old Norse gaukr ‘cuckoo’ + þorp ‘enclosure’ (see Thorpe).

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

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683 Military Records
429 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gawthrop Families

  • Number of Gawthrop families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gawthrop families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gawthrop last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gawthrop Family Origin

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Gawthrop Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gawthrop

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Gawthrop Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gawthrop census records

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Gawthrop Civil War Service Records

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