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Cartwright Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ (see Wright). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

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

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Cartwright Family Origin

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Cartwright Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cartwright family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cartwright. The most common Cartwright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Cartwright's were Farmers.

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Cartwright Life Expectancy

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