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Cawthorne Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cawthorn in North Yorkshire or Cawthorne in South Yorkshire; both are probably named with Old English cald ‘cold’ (i.e. ‘exposed’) + þorn ‘thorn bush’.

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


Similar surnames: Hawthorne, Thorn, Cawthorn, Langhorne, Lawton, Castor, Thorne

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Cawthorne Family Origin

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Cawthorne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • House Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Cawthorne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Cawthorne's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cawthorne. A less common occupation for the Cawthorne family was House Carpenter.

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Cawthorne Historical Records

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Cawthorne Life Expectancy

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