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Cartright Name Meaning

Variant of English Cartwright or possibly an altered form of Dutch Kortrijk (see Courtright).

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


Similar surnames: Cortright, Cutright, Courtright, Kortright, Courtwright, Cartwright

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Cartright Family Origin

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Cartright Family Occupations

What did your Cartright ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cartright. The most common Cartright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Cartright's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cartright family was Keeping House.

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Cartright Historical Records

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Cartright Life Expectancy

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