Cowperthwaite Family History
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Cowperthwaite Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Copperthwaite in North Yorkshire, which is named with Middle English coupere ‘maker of wooden buckets and tubs’ + thweit ‘clearing’ (from Old Norse þveit).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Satterthwaite, Goldthwaite, Crosthwaite, Hebblethwaite, Braithwaite