Thackeray Family History

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Thackeray Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Thackray in the parish of Great Timble, West Yorkshire, now submerged in Fewston reservoir. It was named with Old Norse þak ‘thatching’, ‘reeds’ + (v)rá ‘nook’, ‘corner’.

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


Similar surnames: Thacker, Harker, Hackney, Thackery, Blackerby, Hackman, Haverly

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Thackeray Family Origin

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Thackeray Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Dry Goods Salesman

    8%
  • Expressman

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thackeray family was Keeping House. The most common Thackeray occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Thackeray's were Farmers. Farmer, Dry Goods Salesman and Expressman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thackeray.

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Thackeray Historical Records

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Thackeray Life Expectancy

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