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Hawthorne Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a bush or hedge of hawthorn (Old English haguþorn, hægþorn, i.e. thorn used for making hedges and enclosures, Old English haga, (ge)hæg), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Hawthorn in County Durham. In Scotland the surname originated in the Durham place name, and from Scotland it was taken to Ireland. This spelling is now found primarily in northern Ireland.

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

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Hawthorne Family Origin

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Hawthorne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawthorne. The most common Hawthorne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hawthorne's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hawthorne family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Hawthorne | Data not to scale

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Hawthorne Life Expectancy

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