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Fawcett Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Fawcett in Cumbria or Facit in Lancashire, both named from Old English fah ‘(brightly) colored’ + side ‘slope’, ‘hillside’. A further possible source, Forcett in North Yorkshire, is named from Old English ford ‘ford’ + set ‘animal fold’.

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

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Fawcett Family Origin

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Fawcett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fawcett. The most common Fawcett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Fawcett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fawcett family was Laborer.

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Fawcett Historical Records

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Fawcett Life Expectancy

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