Cawthorne Family History
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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