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Cawthorne Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cawthorn in North Yorkshire or Cawthorne in South Yorkshire; both are probably named with Old English cald ‘cold’ (i.e. ‘exposed’) + þorn ‘thorn bush’.

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


Similar surnames: Hawthorne, Thorn, Cawthorn, Langhorne, Lawton, Castor, Thorne

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Cawthorne Family Origin

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Cawthorne Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cawthorne. The most common Cawthorne occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Cawthorne's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Cawthorne family was Farmer.

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Cawthorne Historical Records

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Cawthorne Life Expectancy

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