Northway Family History

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Northway Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living on the north side of a road, from Middle English north ‘north’ + weye ‘way’, ‘path’, ‘road’, or a habitational name from a minor place name of the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: North, Longway, Northey, Northam, Hathaway, Worthy, Norby, Northup

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Northway Family Origin

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Northway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    2%

In 1880, the most common Northway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Northway's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Northway. A less common occupation for the Northway family was Bookkeeper.

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Northway Historical Records

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Northway Life Expectancy

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