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Cartwright Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ (see Wright). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

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


Similar surnames: Arkwright, Wainwright, Boatwright, Wright, Cartright, Seabright

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Cartwright Family Origin

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Cartwright Family Occupations

What did your Cartwright ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cartwright occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Cartwright's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cartwright. A less common occupation for the Cartwright family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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Cartwright Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cartwright ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cartwright Life Expectancy

What is the average Cartwright lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Cartwright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cartwright in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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