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Postlethwait Family History

Postlethwait Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Millom, Cumbria. The name is not recorded until the 13th century. The first element is probably from Middle English apostel ‘apostle’, used as a nickname or personal name (see Postle). Alternatively, it may represent a survival of an Old English personal name, Possel. The second element is northern Middle English thwaite ‘clearing’ (Old Norse þveit).

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

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Name Distribution of Postlethwait Families

  • Number of Postlethwait families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Postlethwait families
     106 - 210
     36 - 105
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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