Thrower Family History

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Thrower Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): occupational name for someone who made silk thread from raw silk, from an agent derivative of Middle English throw(en) (Old English þrawan ‘to twist’). From the 13th century the verb began to be used in its modern sense, including throwing clay in pottery, and so in some cases the surname may have originated as an occupational name for a potter.

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

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Thrower Family Origin

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Thrower Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Thrower ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Thrower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Thrower's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thrower family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thrower.

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Thrower Historical Records

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Thrower Life Expectancy

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Famous Thrower Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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