Thackeray Family History
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