Fothergill Family History

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Fothergill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Fothergill in Cumbria or some other place similarly named (for example in West Yorkshire), from Old Norse fóðr ‘fodder’, ‘forage’ + gil ‘steep valley’, ‘ravine’.

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


Similar surnames: Wetherell, Bothell, Tuthill, Catterall, Rothell, Tattersall

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Fothergill Family Origin

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Fothergill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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

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Fothergill Historical Records

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Fothergill Life Expectancy

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