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

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Cawthorne Family Origin

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Cawthorne Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • House Carpenter

    5%

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Cawthorne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cawthorne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cawthorne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cawthorne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cawthorne. For the veterans among your Cawthorne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cawthorne Life Expectancy

What is the average Cawthorne lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cawthorne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Cawthorne in 1949 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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