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Dewhurst Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, probably so named from Old English deawig ‘dewy’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

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Dewhurst Family Origin

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Dewhurst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    7%
  • Ship Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewhurst. A less common occupation for the Dewhurst family was Ship Carpenter. The most common Dewhurst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Dewhurst's were Farmers.

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Dewhurst Life Expectancy

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